Navigation Links
Bladder Surgery Patients Warned About Risk Of Bladder Cancer

Two patients who underwent a less commonly performed bladder surgery, called bladder augmentation have been warned about the increased risk of developing// bladder cancer. The surgery is used in the treatment of urinary incontinence, a condition in which there is involuntary leak of urine, from the urinary bladder.

The Monash Medical centre and the Royal Children’s Hospital, in Australia have conducted the rare bladder surgery on more than 90 patients, since 1980. The surgical procedure enlarges the size and storage capacity of the bladder.

Dr. Alan Woodward. Head of Urology Department at Royal Children's Hospital has urged the patients to contact the hospital, as early as possible. 'Now they need to see a specialist urologist once a year for a check on the bladder,' said Dr Woodward.

If these at risk patients are identified and monitored continuously, it could result in quick diagnosis. Early diagnosis of cancer is further associated with effective treatment and good prognosis.

Although the physicians have stated that the intention is not to alarm the patients about the risk of cancer, but to keep the patients and other family members fully informed about the risk. This would perhaps encourage them to undertake regular follow-ups.

'We don't really want to alarm them, but we want the families and the patients to be fully informed. We think our biggest risk is that they're not concerned enough about their problems to be attending for regular check-ups and that's the message we want to get across. We want them to be concerned and we want them to be having regular check-ups,' he concluded.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Chemotherapy Effective for Bladder Cancer
2. Dogs Can Sense Bladder Cancer
3. More Causes of Bladder Cancer Identified
4. More Dependable Screening Test For Bladder Cancer
5. Marijuana-Derived Drug Promises Hope In Treating Bladder Infection
6. Shy Bladder Syndrome: A Social Phobia Or Functional Disorder Of Micturition?
7. Coaching In Labor Could Increase Bladder Problems
8. Measuring Urinary Protein Helps In Detecting Recurrent Bladder Cancer
9. Brain holds the key to Overactive Bladder
10. Smoking Marijuana Increases The Risk Of Bladder Cancer
11. Researchers Create Bladder In The Lab
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/28/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) is ... (HCAOA). This agreement allows HCAOA members to receive special pricing on ACHC’s Home ... University (AU) educational resources that help prepare HCAOA members for ACHC Accreditation. , ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... ... Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) announced today that ... as “stable.” At the same time, the ratings agency cautioned that the company’s rating ... “capital adequacy” thresholds required for its strong rating. , “Horizon is committed to being ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... tubes . These lamps offer an instant energy-saving solution for F32T8 fluorescent lamps ... fixtures or disconnect ballasts. These 50,000 hour rated lamps utilize the existing electronic ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... ... The Texas Cord Blood Bank (TCBB), a program of nonprofit biomedical organization GenCure, ... at Renaissance in Edinburg for their outstanding efforts in collecting umbilical cord blood donations ... , “Women’s Hospital at Renaissance has been a collection partner for the TCBB since ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... Ca (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2017 , ... Bill ... management industry in the coastal communities. After Tina Howe joined the team, the Bill ... happy employees, honest services at affordable rates, and giving back to the San Diego ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017  IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: ... financial results for the first quarter 2017 after the ... Company,s management team will host a corresponding conference call ... Investors interested in listening to the conference ... domestic callers or (703) 326-3030 for international callers, using ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... April 19, 2017 Global Prostate Cancer ... on the prostate cancer therapeutics market analyzes the ... Increasing prevalence of prostate cancer, launch of promising ... development of new drugs & therapeutic biological products, ... due to lesser side effects are some of ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... -- The Global Effective Microorganisms (EM) Market by ... covered and analysed the potential of Global Effective Microorganisms (EM) ... and growth factors. The report identifies and analyses the emerging ... global market. ... Tables and Figures, 6 Major Company Profiles, spread across 124 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: