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Bladder Cancer



The bladder is a hollow organ, muscular and like a balloon that stores urine. It is located in the lower abdomen. Bladder lined a membrane that prevents urine is absorbed back into a body. This membrane cells called transitional cells or cells urothelial, and the lining membrane called the cell carcinoma.

Kidneys produce urine which is brought into the bladder through tubes called ureters. The bladder then stores the urine until the bladder is full and can be drained through a tube called the urethra, which drain urine out of the body.

In women, the urethra is a short tube that is located right in front of the vagina (birth canal). In men, the tube is longer and passes through the prostate gland and the penis.

Bladder Cancer

Almost all bladder cancer found in the urothelial (lining of the bladder). This is called transitional cell cancers. They exist in many different forms and can react in many different ways.

Many transitional cell cancers grow on the inside lining of the bladder. This is called superficial cancers. There are two types of superficial tumors : carcinoma, which is flat and non-invasive, and papillary that stick out from the lining like mushrooms. Sometimes transitional cell cancers spread into the bladder wall. This is called invasive cancers. Scaly cells carcinoma and adenocarcinoma is more rare. These species usually spreads into the layers of the bladder deeper.

Causes of Bladder Cancer

Several factors are known to increase the risk of developing bladder cancer. Smoking is the most important factor. Some chemicals found in cigarettes are known to cause bladder cancer.

Another major cause of bladder cancer is exposure to certain chemicals in the workplace, for example substances used in textile dyeing and rubber  industries. Bladder cancer may begin to form after a few years after exposure to these chemicals. Mystical (inflammation of the bladder), which often caused by a bacterial infection recurring bladder and kidney have been associated with bladder cancer but this does not necessarily cause cancer. In Egypt and Asia, infection of Schistosoma parasites (bilharzia) is associated with bladder cancer.

Does Bladder Cancer Commonly Suffer?

In Malaysia, more than 534 people have been diagnosed with these cancers every year. Bladder cancer typically experienced among those aged 55 and older and more than double strike men than women. Bladder cancer is rarely found in men and women under the age of 40 years. The most common symptom of bladder cancer is hematuria (blood in the urine).

It usually occurs suddenly and is generally painless. Blood may be present one day but lost the next day but eventually it happened again. Sometimes blood clots can form. And this may result in muscle spasms in the bladder. The amount of blood in the urine is not related to cancer stage. Sometimes blood is present in amount of microscopic (invisible to the naked eye), bladder cancer is usually detected “accidentally” through routine trials.

Some people may feel a glow when they urinate and have bowel always. This is also the symptoms of bladder irritation and infections and not always mean cancer. However, if symptoms persist or missing after taking antibiotics, further tests may be needed. If you see any blood in the urine, you should get it checked immediately. Remember that these symptoms are common to many conditions other than cancer, such as kidney or bladder and prostate enlargement in men.

Bladder Cancer Treatment

Medical acupuncture has been proven effective for all types of cancer, although for some people who may be unfortunate for those who come too late or wrong themselves can not be given assistance. For those who come early when taking herbal treatment of caner and intensively, they will heal and recover from all the cancer cells are undesirable.

The rate of recovery depend on the stage of the cancer and other organs of the patient. When other organs Qi was tall and strong, it will require less time for recovery. For those who have few or too weak organ affected by the cancer cells, it will need more time for recovery session. For more information about The Tole Acupuncture, please click this website here.

Bladder Cancer

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