Depending on the stage of cancer and other factors, treatment options for Bladder Cancer may include surgery, chemotherapy in the bladder, reconstruction, chemotherapy for the whole body, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy.
The cost and duration of your treatment will depend on the severity of your condition. The 5-year survival rate for people with bladder cancer is 77%, while the overall 10-year survival rate is 70% and the overall 15-year survival rate is 65%.
Each of the treatments for bladder cancer carry their own risks and it’s success will depend on the stage of cancer you have and several other factors.
Bladder cancer may recur. Because of this, people with bladder cancer need follow-up testing for years after successful treatment. What tests you’ll have and how often depends on your type of bladder cancer and how it was treated, among other factors.