Bladder cancer is a growing concern amongst oncologists both in the UK and around the developed world. However, the great news is that while cancer condition numbers may be on the rise, technology and treatments are making positive strides towards more effective treatment and care for bladder cancer patients.
Apart from any treatment or potential future cure, prevention and early diagnosis are the best predictors of successful treatment and eventual recovery. By ensuring that people know the common symptoms of bladder cancer and how to spot them, we can all take steps towards making appointments with our GP’s as soon as we notice symptoms and receive treatment in bladder cancer’s early stages.
Before we can delve into the signs of bladder cancer to look out for, we need to explore what bladder cancer actually is and how it manifests itself.