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Bladder Cancer

Cancer of the bladder, the hollow organ where urine is stored, affects more than 70,000 Americans each year. The majority of people with bladder cancer are elderly, and men are far more likely to get bladder cancer than women.

Besides age and gender, additional risk factors for bladder cancer include personal/family history, irregularities in the bladder, smoking and exposure to certain types of chemicals.

Treating Bladder Cancer

At Torrance Memorial Physician Network – Cancer Care, we bring extensive experience to the treatment of bladder cancer. Our patients benefit from our multidisciplinary approach, in which our experienced team meets regularly to discuss treatment and progress with surgeons, pathologists and other specialists involved in your care.

Bladder cancer treatment options include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Intravesical Therapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Surgery