The earlier bladder cancer is diagnosed, the better the chance for a cure. If bladder cancer is caught and treated early enough with surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation, it can be cured nearly 98 percent of the time in the five years after treatment. But the longer it goes undiscovered and untreated, the chance for a cure drops swiftly. Only 15 percent of those with seriously advanced bladder cancer can expect to survive for five years.
- Q How is high-grade bladder cancer treated if it recurs?
- Q Why is intravesical chemotherapy not routinely used for bladder cancer?
- Q What safety measures should I take after chemotherapy bladder instillation?
- Q How can metastatic bladder cancer be treated?
- Q What is chemotherapy bladder instillation?
- Q Why is gel used during radiation for bladder cancer?