Tests for bladder cancer

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Your doctor may recommend a number of tests for bladder cancer before, during and after treatment of your disease.  In general, tests for bladder cancer are performed for the same reasons as cancers in general:-

Before treatment

During treatment

After treatment

If a patient presents with blood in the urine a tumour is suspected. Some of the following tests for bladder cancer will be recommended:

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