Today, at a reader’s request, we will discuss the topic of bladder cancer. Recent statistics released the American Cancer Society estimate that 74,000 cases of bladder cancer will be diagnosed this year in the United States. These statistics also estimate that approximately 16,000 people will die of bladder cancer.
While the exact cause of bladder cancer is not known, many risk factors have been identified that place a person at a higher risk of developing this cancer. Today we will pursue an overview of this topic.