Bladder cancer- About 4.5 lakh people lose their lives annually due to bladder cancer. According to a report, in 2020, about 18 thousand Indians were affected by it and 1.3 percent of people lost their lives due to this cancer. If it is not treated on time, then this cancer can also lead to death. This cancer begins when the cells in the lining of the bladder (urothelial cells) grow abnormally and out of control.
The cells grow rapidly, and the cancer goes deep into the muscles of the bladder. Then it can spread to different parts of the body. Urothelial cells are also present in the inner lining of the kidney and uterus. Then there is a danger for them to go here too.
There are three types of bladder cancer
- urothelial carcinoma
- squamous cell (skin cells) carcinoma
- In adenocarcinoma
Usually, a symptom of this cancer is blood in the urine. Sometimes the particles of blood are very fine, so they are also seen with a microscope. You have to urinate frequently and there is pain. Along with this, there is also pain in the lower part of the abdomen and waist.
who is more at risk
This cancer is more common in men than in women. There can be many reasons for this, smoking, inflammation of the bladder, heredity and aging. Apart from this, whose family has had prostate and bladder cancer. They have a higher risk of getting it.
how is the treatment
Its treatment depends on the stage of the disease. First of all, through endoscopy and CT scan, what is the stage of cancer is found. It is treated accordingly.
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To avoid this disease, drink a lot of water. Due to this the toxic elements of the body come out through urine. Include a variety of fruits and vegetables in the diet. (Disclaimer: The information and information given in this article is based on general information. Hindi news18 does not confirm the same. Before implementing these, please contact the concerned expert.)