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1

What are the three types of bladder tumours?

transitional
SCC
adenocarcinoma

2

what is the most common bladder tumour?

transitional

3

what is SCC associated with?

schistosomiasis

4

are most bladder tumours high or low grade?

80% low grade

5

what three things can be seen on examination with bladder cancer?

Anaemia
 Palpable bladder mass
 Palpable liver

6

what are Tis, T1 tumours treated with?

TURBT

intravesicular immunotherapy - BCG (bacille calmette guerin)

intravesicular chemo - mitomycin C

7

what are T2/3 tumours treated with?

radical cystectomy
RT
adjuvant/neoadjuvant chemo

8

name a adjuvant chemo?

M-VAC

9

what are T4 tumours treated with?

Palliative chemo / radiotherapy
 Long-term catheterisation

10

what is a complication of cystectomy?

Sexual and urinary malfunction

11

how many bladder tumours reoccur?

70%