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What is urinary cancer?

Normally cells divide in a regulated manner. When cells keep dividing uncontrollably a mass of tissue forms called a tumor. When this occurs in one of the organs of the urinary tract such as the bladder, kidneys, urethra or ureter this develops into a urinary cancer. The symptoms of urinary cancer include:
  • Hematuria (the appearance of blood in the urine);
  • Pain on urination;
  • Pelvic pain;
  • Abdominal pain;
  • Loin pain.

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