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Bladder Cancer Specialist in Fort Worth, TX

Texas Center for Urology has years of experience diagnosing and treating bladder cancer in Fort Worth, TX. We are committed to providing the highest quality care to patients throughout the Dallas, TX area who are facing this condition. Many patients have received personalized care at Texas Center for Urology by our board-certified and expert-trained urologists, who will provide you with a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment, and will take the time to answer all of your questions. Call (817) 871-9069 to schedule an appointment today!

There are three main types of bladder cancer:

  • Transitional cell carcinoma: Cancer that begins in cells that line the inside of the bladder. Most bladder cancers arise in the transitional cells.
  • Squamous cell carcinoma: Cancer that begins in squamous cells. These are thin, flat cells that normally are not in the bladder but can form due to certain infections or long-term irritation of the bladder from stones or indwelling urinary catheters.
  • Adenocarcinoma: Cancer that begins in glandular (secretory) cells. Glandular cells in the lining of the bladder produce and release fluids such as mucus.

What are the Symptoms?

One of the most common symptoms of bladder cancer is blood in the urine; this symptom appears in almost all instances of bladder cancer. The blood is not necessarily visible with the naked eye and may require the use of a microscope for confirmation. Blood in the urine is a serious symptom, and it should never be ignored. It is important to note, however, that blood in the urine does not necessarily indicate that you have bladder cancer.

Other Symptoms

There are a few other symptoms that you should also be looking out for; for example, frequent urination and pain upon urination. These symptoms are significantly less common than blood in the urine.

Schedule a Bladder Cancer Screening in Fort Worth, TX

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms mentioned on this page, please give us a call at (817)871-9069 as soon as possible.

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