Bladder Cancer Surgeries
There are many different surgeries that can be performed in attempt to treat bladder cancer. Surgeons can choose from a handful of different procedures depending on the stage of bladder cancer, its size, and the extent to which it has been able to spread. These surgeries vary in terms of invasiveness and how destructive they are to the body.
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Bladder Cancer Procedures
The most effective surgical method for removing an individual’s cancer depends on how advanced their cancer has become. A person with a small, noninvasive tumor can get away with minor surgery, while someone whose cancer has metastasized might lose their entire bladder. Some common surgical methods for treating bladder cancer include:
These surgeries are listed in order of how difficult they are on a patient. Cystectomies involve removal of part or all of a cancerous bladder. They are usually a last resort and only used on cancers that are invasive and otherwise difficult to stop.
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