The majority of bladder cancers arise from the lining of the bladder. Over 75 percent of these tumors remain confined to the linin layer and do not invade into the bladder wall.
These tummors are called superficial transitional cell cancers. Advanced bladder cancer is cancer which has invaded into the bladder wall or outside the bladder.
Advanced cancer treatment options are different than those for superficial bladder cancer.
Bladder cancer treatment is determined due to the stage and grade of the tumor(s).
Treatment for Superficial Bladder Cancer Can Include:
Treatment for Advanced Bladder Cancer
Comprehensive Medical Care for Bladder Cancer at Johns Hopkins Brady Institute includes Multidisciplinary Care