Health Information

Understanding Your Diagnosis

  • Cystoscopy for Women

    Cystoscopy is a procedure that lets the healthcare provider view the urinary tract, particularly the bladder, the urethra, and the openings to the ureters. Cystoscopy can help find problems with the urinary tract. This may include early signs of cancer, infection, narrowing, blockage, or bleeding.

  • Bladder Cancer: Diagnosis

    If your healthcare provider thinks you might have bladder cancer, you’ll need certain exams and tests to be sure. Learn how bladder cancer is diagnosed.

  • Intravenous Pyelogram

    An intravenous pyelogram is an imaging test used to look at the kidneys and ureters. The ureters are the narrow tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder.

  • Bladder Cancer: Newly Diagnosed

    Being told you have bladder cancer can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team to help.

  • Bladder Cancer: Stages

    The stage of a cancer is how much and how far the cancer has spread in your body. Learn about the stages of bladder cancer.

  • Bladder Cancer: Your Chances for Recovery (Prognosis)

    Prognosis is the word your healthcare team may use to describe your chances of recovering from cancer. Learn about rates of recovery from bladder cancer.

  • Bladder Cancer: Tests After Diagnosis

    Detailed information on bladder cancer, including symptoms, types, causes, risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment