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How common is bladder cancer?

Karim Chamie, MD
Urology
Bladder cancer is the fourth most common malignance in the United States. Nearly 75,000 people are diagnosed with bladder cancer every year. More than 15,000 of those people die from bladder cancer every year.
 
The incidence of bladder cancer is gradually increasing so that by 2020, bladder cancer will be the third most common cancer in men.

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