Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bladder Cancer Transitional Cell Incidence

Facts about transitional cell carcinoma:

  • Transitional cell carcinoma is rare.
  • Men are affected twice as often as women.
  • About 83,500 new cases of bladder or kidney cancer are diagnosed each year in the US.
  • About 25,000 people die from bladder of kidney cancer each year in the US.

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Last Updated: Aug 13, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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