July 12, 2015 | by City of Hope
Bladder cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the bladder.
Among both men and women, the rates of new cancers have decreased in recent years. Death rates, meanwhile, have declined among women and have held stable among men.
Specialists at City of Hope are internationally recognized experts in the treatment of bladder cancer. As one of a few institutions to attain the elite designation of comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is acknowledged as a leader in cancer research and treatment.
City of Hope also offers numerous bladder cancer clinical trials and is constantly working to develop and deliver the latest treatment strategies for any stage of bladder cancer.
In this podcast, Bertram Yuh, M.D., discusses bladder cancer, how a person can lower his or her risk and what types of developments have been made in bladder cancer treatment in the past few years.
For other interviews with City of Hope experts, go to our list of City of Hope podcasts.
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