Kidney, Ureteral, and Bladder Cancer: A Primer for the Internist

Hans C. Arora, Michele Fascelli, J. J.H. Zhang, Sudhir Isharwal, Steven C. Campbell

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Malignancies of the urinary tract (kidney, ureter, and bladder) are distinct clinical entities. Hematuria is a unifying common presenting symptom for these malignancies. Surgical management of localized disease continues to be the mainstay of treatment, and early detection is important in the prognosis of disease. Patients often require life-long follow-up and assessment for recurrence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-249
Number of pages19
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Bladder cancer
  • Evaluation
  • Kidney cancer
  • Renal cell carcinoma
  • Surgery
  • Treatment
  • Ureteral cancer
  • Urothelial carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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