Cancers of the Urinary Bladder, Ureters and Urethra

  • L. Denis
  • R. Hall
  • G. Jakse


Transitional cell epithelium (urothelium) lines the urinary tract from the calyces of the kidney to the urethra, including the ducts of the prostate. Transitional cell cancer (TCC) accounts for 95% of all urothelial tumours. Almost all TCC originates in the bladder as ureteral and urethral cancers are relatively rare. Bladder cancer of this type will be the subject of this chapter.


Bladder Cancer Radical Cystectomy Transurethral Resection Urinary Diversion Invasive Bladder Cancer 
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  • R. Hall
  • G. Jakse

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