Fast Five Quiz: Bladder Cancer Presentation and Diagnosis

Kyle A. Richards, MD


January 13, 2020

In industrialized nations, urothelial carcinoma accounts for > 90% of bladder cancers. In China, urothelial carcinoma is the most common urologic cancer. In certain developing nations, particularly those in the Middle East and Africa, most of the diagnosed bladder cancers are squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) caused by Schistosoma haematobium infection. In Africa, the highest incidence of SCC is seen in schistosomal-endemic areas, where SCC consists of up to 75% of all malignant tumors of the bladder.

Learn more about the epidemiology of bladder cancer worldwide.


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