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Bladder Cancer: Did you know?

Estimates from the Canadian Cancer Society indicate that more than 13,000 Canadians were likely to be diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2022.
Urinary bladder cancer with organs and tumours or cancerous cells in male body.

Reflecting a global trend, the majority of bladder cancer cases in Canada were likely to be found in men.

According to Bladder Cancer Canada, bladder cancer is the fifth most common cancer in Canada. Though the vast majority of individuals diagnosed with bladder cancer are over age 55, anyone can get the disease.

In addition, the recurrence rate of non muscle-invasive bladder cancer is between 60 and 70 percent, suggesting it’s not unlikely to receive a bladder cancer diagnosis more than once.

Individuals concerned about their risk should know that blood in the urine is the most common symptom of blood cancer. Presence of blood in the urine should be reported to a physician immediately.

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