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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Bladder Cancer

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Bladder Cancer includes:

  • Tobacco smoking
  • Occupations at risk are metal industry workers, rubber industry workers, workers in the textile industry, and people who work in printing, auto mechanics have an elevated risk of bladder cancer due to their frequent exposure to hydrocarbons and petroleum-based chemicals. Hairdressers are thought to be at risk as well because of their frequent exposure to permanent hair dyes
  • Certain drugs such as cyclophosphamide and phenacetin
  • Chronic bladder irritation (infection, bladder stones, catheters, bilharzia) predisposes to squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder

Other underlying conditions related to Bladder Cancer:

Source: Diseases Database

Bladder Cancer as a complication:

Other conditions that might have Bladder Cancer as a complication might be potential underlying conditions. The list of conditions listing Bladder Cancer as a complication includes:

Bladder Cancer as a symptom:

Conditions listing Bladder Cancer as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

For a more detailed analysis of Bladder Cancer as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Bladder Cancer.

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Bladder Cancer, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Bladder Cancer. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Bladder Cancer. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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