Bladder cancer affects about 3,000 Australians annually and is commoner in people over 60 and in men. It can be treated if found early.
Digestive system cancers
Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.
A cystoscopy – when a doctor looks inside your bladder using a small camera – can help in diagnosing conditions that affect the bladder.
Your bladder stores urine. It works with the kidneys to rid the body of waste products through urine. Learn more about your bladder here.
Urine tests are used for many different reasons. They can diagnose conditions, such as pregnancy, infections, diseases and screen for drug use.
Lynch syndrome, formerly known as HNPCC, is a genetic condition that increases the risk of a person developing some cancers, such as bowel cancer. Learn more here.
As soon as you quit smoking, your body starts to repair itself — and there are other benefits of giving up too, including for others. Find out how to quit here.