We will meet Mr. Blake today, who has recently been diagnosed with bladder cancer.
Mr. Blake had difficulty and pain in passing urine for the last few days and recently, he also noticed reddish discoloration of urine.
He also had increased frequency of urination and had to pass urine several times a day. For these complaints, he consulted a doctor.
After complete workup, he was diagnosed to have cancer of the urinary bladder. And was admitted in hospital for treatment, let us meet him.
Mr. Blake: Hi Mr. Blake, how are you feeling now?
CancerBro: CancerBro, I was very worried when I was diagnosed with bladder cancer, but after talking to you, I am feeling a bit relaxed.
CancerBro: Okay Mr. Blake, please tell me how old are you and where are you from?
Mr. Blake: I am 70 years old and I am from the USA.
CancerBro: What work do you do Mr. Blake?
Mr. Blake: I am a worker in the dye industry.
CancerBro: Are you addicted to smoking?
Mr. Blake: Yes CancerBro, I smoke about a pack daily for almost the past 10 years.
CancerBro: Do you have a history of cancer previously, and received any form of treatment for the same?
Mr. Blake: No this is the first time.
CancerBro: Did anyone else in your family had been diagnosed with any cancer previously?
Mr. Blake: No CancerBro, no one had cancer in my family earlier.
CancerBro: Okay Mr. Blake the bladder cancer patient, thank you very much.
I think you people must have got an idea of how a patient of bladder cancer presents, and what are the risk factors for the same.
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