What is bladder cancer?

Bladder cancer occurs when there are abnormal, cancerous cells growing in the bladder.

There are several types of bladder cancer, including transitional cell (urothelial) carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma.

Bladder cancer treatment

Bladder cancer treatment plan options may include:

Bladder cancer is a fairly common cancer with innovative treatments. Your cancer treatment team may include experts in urologic surgical oncology—and radiation and medical oncology, if needed.

Your bladder cancer treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of bladder cancer, and personal preferences.

Specialized centers for bladder cancer care