Bladder cancer: Risk factors, diagnosis, and management

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Abstract

Bladder cancer is the most common genitourinary cancer in the United States. Symptoms of bladder cancer mimic those of a urinary tract infection, which can delay timely diagnosis. Because of the high rate of bladder cancer, it is likely advanced practice registered nurses will be responsible for the care of patients with bladder cancer. This article reviews the signs and symptoms of bladder cancer along with management options to safely care for this patient population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)26-33
Number of pages8
JournalThe Nurse practitioner
Volume42
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 7 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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