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Urothelial carcinoma in situ (CIS)

What is urothelial carcinoma in situ (CIS)? Urothelial carcinoma in situ (CIS) is a type of non-invasive cancer. It can occur anywhere along the urinary tract which includes the bladder, ureters, urethra, and kidneys. Urothelial CIS arises from specialized urothelial cells that cover the inside surface of these organs and create a barrier called the …
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Polypoid cystitis

What is polypoid cystitis? Polypoid cystitis is a non-cancerous and reversible condition caused by chronic inflammation on the inside of the bladder. Pathologists use the word “polyploid” to describe an abnormal growth that sticks out from the surface of the tissue, and the term “cystitis” to describe inflammation on the inside of the bladder. What …
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Papillary urothelial carcinoma

What is papillary urothelial carcinoma? Papillary urothelial carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts in a part of the body called the urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the bladder, ureters, urethra, and kidneys. Most tumours are found in the bladder. Where does papillary urothelial carcinoma start? Papillary urothelial carcinoma starts from specialized urothelial …
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