• By Laurel Kelly

Living With Cancer: What do you know about bladder cancer?

May 3, 2019
a medical illustration of bladder cancer

Bladder cancer 
Bladder cancer is one of the most common cancers, affecting approximately 68,000 adults in the U.S. each year. Bladder cancer occurs in men more frequently than in women and usually affects older adults, though it can happen at any age. May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, which makes it a good time to learn more about the symptoms, causes, risk factors and treatment options for bladder cancer. What do you know about bladder cancer?

Treating lymphoma 
Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. Treatment may involve active surveillance, chemotherapy, immunotherapy medications, radiation therapy or a bone marrow transplant, depending on the type and severity of your disease, as well as your overall health and preferences. Learn about treatment options, questions to ask your health care provider, strategies for coping and support, and more.

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia 
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow that most commonly affects older adults. Complications include frequent infections; increased risk of other cancers, including melanoma, and cancers of the lung and the digestive tract; and immune system problems. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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