Find out about the possible symptoms of bladder cancer and when you should see your GP.

Getting diagnosed

Find out what to expect when you see your GP, when you might see a specialist and which tests you may have.

Types, stages and grades

The stage, type and grade of your cancer helps your doctor decide which treatment you need.


Your treatment options depend on the stage, type and grade of your bladder cancer. See which treatments you might have, and how you have them.

Research and clinical trials

Read about the latest research into bladder cancer and find out about taking part in clinical trials.

Advanced bladder cancer

Advanced bladder cancer means the cancer has spread to another part of the body. Read about its symptoms and types of treatment.

Living with bladder cancer

A lot of practical and emotional support is available to you. Read advice on living with bladder cancer and find further resources and support.

Risks and causes

The risk of developing cancer depends on a number of things, including your age, genetics and lifestyle and environmental factors. Find out what increases the risk of bladder cancer.


Find out about survival for bladder cancer. Survival depends on many factors so you can only use these figures as a guide.

Last reviewed: 
13 Aug 2019
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