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Urothelial carcinoma

This article was last reviewed and updated on June 27, 2019 by Jason Wasserman, MD FRCPC Quick facts: Urothelial carcinoma is a type of cancer. It starts from the cells that line the inside of the bladder, ureters, or urethra. The most common location for urothelial carcinoma is the bladder. Movement of cancer cells into …
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Papillary urothelial carcinoma

This article was last reviewed on August 31, 2019 by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC Quick facts: Papillary urothelial carcinoma is a type of bladder cancer. Papillary urothelial carcinoma can also start in the ureters or the urethra. Tumours that show invasion are more aggressive and may require additional treatment. The bladder and ureters The …
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What is a urothelial cell?

A urothelial cell is a special cell type that lines the inner surface of the bladder, ureters, and urethra. The bladder is an organ which collects, and stores urine produced by the kidneys. Urine travels from the kidneys to the bladder by two tubes called ureters and is leaves the bladder by the urethra. Urothelial …
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