Bladder cancer treatment
Bladder cancer treatment plan options may include:
- Partial cystectomy
- Distal ureterectomy
- Radiation therapy
- Local (intravesical) therapy
- Transurethral resection
- Pain management
- Clinical trials (when appropriate)
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
The Genitourinary Cancer Research and Treatment Center at Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Dallas
The Genitourinary Cancer Research and Treatment Center in Dallas treats more genitourinary cancer patients than any other cancer program in the region and excels in the management of complex and advanced high-risk cases.
Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center – Temple
The Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center, located in Temple, Texas, offers an integrated care team for genitourinary cancer. The bladder cancer treatment options in Temple include robotic, laparoscopic and macroscopic surgery, as well as radiation therapy.