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What are the symptoms of bladder cancer?

The most common symptom of bladder cancer is blood in the urine. In this video, Simon Hall, MD, a urologist at The Mount Sinai Medical Center and director of the Deane Prostate Health and Research Center, describes other symptoms.
Common symptoms of bladder cancer include:
Blood in the urine (making the urine slightly rusty to deep red), Pain during urination, and Frequent urination or feeling the need to urinate without results.
These symptoms are not sure signs of bladder cancer. Infections, benign tumors, bladder stones, or other problems also can cause these symptoms. Anyone with these symptoms should see a doctor so that the doctor can diagnose and treat any problem as early as possible. People with symptoms like these may see their family doctor or a urologist, a doctor who specializes in diseases of the urinary system.
This answer is based upon source information from the National Cancer Institute.

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