Common symptoms of bladder cancer include: 1,2

  • Blood in the urine (making the urine slightly rusty to deep red)
  • Pain during urination
  • Frequent urination or feeling the need to urinate without results
  • Low back pain

These symptoms are not sure signs of bladder cancer. Infections, benign tumors, bladder stones, or other health problems also can cause these symptoms.

Anyone with signs or symptoms of bladder cancer should see a doctor to be diagnosed and treated for any condition or disease they may have as early as possible. People with symptoms like these may see their family doctor or a urologist -a doctor who specializes in diseases of the urinary system.


1. “What You Need To Know About Bladder Cancer”, National Cancer Institute, www.cancer.gov , URL: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/bladder/page5
2. “Bladder Cancer”, National Institutes of Health,www.nim.nih.gov , URL:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/bladdercancer.html

While clinical studies support the effectiveness of the da Vinci® System when used in minimally invasive surgery, individual results may vary. Surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System may not be appropriate for every individual. Always ask your doctor about all treatment options, as well as their risks and benefits.

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