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Unformatted text preview: gained the cancer is staged and graded. Staging Bladder Cancer is important for management. Staging is as follows:-Stage 0 – Cancer cells are only found on the inner lining of the bladder Stage I – Cancer cells have proliferated beyond the inner lining but not to the muscle layer Stage II – Cancer cells have proliferated into the muscle wall but not the fatty tissue Stage III – Cancer cells have proliferated into the fatty tissue Stage IV – Cancer cells have spread to the local lymph nodes Grading of Bladder Cancer is as follows:- Low grade – Cells still look like balder cells High grade – Cells no longer look anything like bladder cells Type of Cancer Transitional Cell Carcinomas – 90% of cases Squamous Cell Carcinomas, Adenoma carcinoma, Small Cell Carcinomas – 10% of cases...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10