- Blood chemistry and urine test; to analyze the presence of blood in urine and detect malignant cells.
- Cystoscopy; to analyze the presence of polyps and/or to perform a biopsy.
- Chest tomography and MRI of the abdomen and pelvis, to assess the extent of the cancer.
- Ultrasound of the urinary tract and the abdominal area; to assess the size, shape, and function of various organs such as the bladder and kidneys.
Based on your medical history, your general condition, the type of cancer, and its progress, the ABC doctor will decide on the optimal treatment for you.
Surgery to remove the tumor is usually the main option, although you may also need chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and immunotherapy to destroy malignant cells, reduce the size of the tumor, and improve symptoms.