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Transitional cell carcinoma

Transitional cell carcinoma: Introduction

Transitional cell carcinoma: A type of cancer that occurs in the lining of the urinary system organs (renal pelvis, bladder or ureter). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Transitional cell carcinoma is available below.

Symptoms of Transitional cell carcinoma

Treatments for Transitional cell carcinoma

  • Management of transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) depends upon the site of the cancer (bladder, ureter, renal pelvis), the stage of the disease(extent of spread), and the pathological grading of the tumor. Treatments include:
    • Surgery
      • Cystoscopic resection of superficial tumors
      • Cystectomy and formation of ileal conduit
      • Nephrectomy and removal of ureter with cuff of bladder
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Transitional cell carcinoma: Complications

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Causes of Transitional cell carcinoma

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Transitional cell carcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Transitional cell carcinoma

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Transitional cell carcinoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Transitional cell carcinoma

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Transitional cell carcinoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Transitional cell carcinoma

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Research about Transitional cell carcinoma

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Clinical Trials for Transitional cell carcinoma

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Transitional cell carcinoma: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Transitional cell carcinoma:

Transitional cell carcinoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Transitional cell carcinoma, or a subtype of Transitional cell carcinoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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More information about Transitional cell carcinoma

  1. Transitional cell carcinoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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