‘ Blood in urine is ominous sign.’
Bladder cancer is 10th most commonly diagnosed cancer. Nearly 570,000 cases of bladder cancer are diagnosed annually worldwide. Majority of these patients present with blood in urine at the initial presentation. Smokers have higher risk of being diagnosed with bladder cancer than non- smokers.
Gross, Painless passage of blood along with clots in urine could be early symptom of bladder cancer.
Bladder cancer awareness month is a global campaign and is held every year in month of May to create attention regarding the bladder cancer, its symptoms and signs, to underline the importance of early detection and treatment, share the treatment stories of patients and to improve the quality of life of patients.
Smoking is the single most common preventable cause of bladder cancer.
Any person passing blood in urine should immediately get him/herself tested to a urologist. Early detection of bladder cancer or any other urological cancer leads to better survival and outcome.