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What is Bladder Cancer?

Bladder cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow uncontrollably and form a tumor in the lining of the bladder, located in the lower abdomen. The most common type of bladder cancer, transitional cell carcinoma, develops in the cells that line the inside of the bladder.

 

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UR Medicine's Treatments for Bladder Cancer

Wilmot Cancer Institute is committed to providing the highest-quality treatment and care — through expert and innovative medicine, science, and education — for any patient burdened by any cancer within our region and beyond.

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