Bladder cancer is a malignant tumor that occurs in the mucous membrane of the bladder. Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer of men in America, an estimated about 60,000 new cases are found, and over 10,000 peoples cued of bladder cancer. The incidence of bladder cancer increases with age, the peak age of bladder cancer patients is range from 50 to 70 with more males. Men are about 3 to 4 times more likely than women to have bladder cancer.
Hematuria (Blood in urine): Hematuria is divided into two kinds, one is gross hematuria, the second is microscopic hematuria. This is the most common symptoms of bladder cancer, about 80%-90% of the patient will have this happen.
Odynuria. Feel pain in the bladder when you pull the urine .
Frequent urination and dysuria
There are lumps in the lower abdomen.
The exact cause of bladder cancer is not known, but some factors are associated with bladder cancer. Read about them here.
Major risk factors:
Smoking: Smoking is most certainly a risk factor for bladder cancer, 30% to 50% of bladder cancer are caused by smoking, smoking may increase the risk of bladder cancer, longer duration of smoking, the incidence of bladder cancer are significantly increased.
Long-term exposure to chemicals: These chemicals include: Aniline, diamino biphenyl, 1-naphthylamine, 2- naphthylamine. Those exposed to coal tar, asphalt, dyes, rubber, coal gasification, aluminum products and so on at their work.
Other risk factors:
Age: Your risk of bladder cancer increases as you age.
Family history of bladder cancer:
White person: White people are more likely to develop bladder cancer than other races.
Man: Men are about 3 to 4 times more likely than women to have bladder cancer.
Some diabetes drugs: Such as Actos, melbine (DMBG), pioglitazone, glimepiride and so on. These drugs may increase the risk of bladder cancer.
If you meet the above-mentioned conditions, you need extra attention. Regular physical examination is necessary.
Drink more water: Because the water intake directly affects the concentration of urine in the bladder, which has an important impact on the occurrence of bladder cancer.
Should adhere to the scientific eating habits, eat more fresh vegetables, fruits
Make preparation for protection: For people who are exposed to chemicals, should make preparation for protection. Operate chemicals carefully and avoid direct contact with skin.
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