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Bladder cancer
In the year 2004 about 60,240 new cases of bladder cancer will be diagnosed in the United States. Incidence of bladder cancer is three times more in males compared to females. In the year 2004 there will be about 44,640 cases of male bladder cancer and 15,600 cases of female bladder cancer in the United States. Total deaths from bladder cancer in the year 2004 will be about 12,710 and this would include about 8,780 men and 3,930 women.

What are the types of bladder cancer?
The most common type of bladder cancer is called transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) and this accounts for about 90 percent of cases. Less common types of bladder cancer include squamous cell carcinomas, and adenocarcinomas. Treatment approaches may vary depending on these cell types.

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  • Bladder cancer: resources

    Anatomy and physiology of urinary system
    Female urinary tract   (MEDLINEplus)
    Male urinary tract   (MEDLINEplus)
    What is the bladder?   (University of Miami School of Medicine)
    Anatomy of the Urinary System   (Oregon Health & Science University )
    Anatomy and Physiology of the Bladder   (Johns Hopkins Pathology)
    The bladder and brief anatomic descriptions   (Cornell University)

    Learn about bladder cancer through pictures
    Bladder cancer through pictures   (
    Bladder cancer   (Vanderbilt University)
    Bladder cancer pictures   (
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    Bladder cancer overview
    Bladder cancer statistics   (American Cancer Society)
    Types of Bladder Cancers   (Johns Hopkins Pathology)
    Types of bladder cancers   (Cornell University)
    Overview of Bladder Cancer   (Johns Hopkins Pathology)
    What Is Bladder Cancer?   (American Cancer Society)

    Bladder cancer: Selected reading

    The Guide to Living With Bladder Cancer   (Mark P. Schoenberg , Johns Hopkins Genitourinary Oncology)
    Beating Cancer With Nutrition   (by Patrick Quillin, Noreen Quillin)
    Bladder cancer: treatment options   (by Medifocus)
    Cancer of the Urinary Bladder   (by William L. Caldwell )
    Renal, Bladder, Prostate and Testicular Cancer   (by CPC Oncologic Urology )

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