More than 10 10,000 000 people are diagnosed with bladder cancer every year in the UK, making it the 10th most common form of cancer. As it takes a long time to develop, starting in the bladder lining, it is more likely to occur in older people, and is rare in people under 40. Smokers and those working closely with dyes and chemicals are at higher risk.
Common symptoms include blood in your urine and difficulty passing water. If you’re concerned, visit your GP.
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