Advanced Urology Associates specializes in bladder cancer treatment for men and women, we offer the most state-of-the-art treatments and cancer care available.
Bladder cancer accounts for approximately 90% of cancers of the urinary collecting system (renal pelvis, ureters, bladder, urethra). The bladder is an organ located in the pelvic cavity that stores and discharges urine. Urine is produced by the kidneys, carried to the bladder by the ureters, and discharged from the bladder through the urethra.
Bladder cancer affects the cells that line the bladder, or the sac located in the pelvis in which urine is collected for excretion. Most cases of bladder cancer are found in older adults, and diagnosed at an early stage. This type of cancer is highly treatable, however, bladder cancers are likely to recur. There are many different types of bladder cancer including: Squamous cell carcinoma, Adenocarcinoma, Small cell carcinoma, Sarcoma. Understanding the normal structure and function of the bladder is helpful in understanding the different types of bladder cancer.
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Bladder Cancer Treatment
Advanced Urology treats bladder cancer in patients from Aurora, Bolingbrook, Bourbonnais, Chicago, Crest Hill, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Frankfort, Homer Glen, Joliet, Kankakee, Lombard, Lockport, New Lenxon, Mokena, Morris, Naperville, Orland Park, Park Ridge, Plainfield, Tinley Park and Woodridge.