Bladder Cancer Diagnosis

Urologic oncologists at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center understand that an accurate and quick diagnosis of bladder cancer is the key to offering the best treatment options in a timely and efficient manner.

Our urologic cancer specialists have extensive experience in urologic cancer surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology and bladder cancer research. We are leading the way in developing new treatments for bladder cancer.

By choosing the Abramson Cancer Center for your care, you will benefit from a multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists within the urologic cancer program, including urologists, radiologists, urologic surgeons and pathologists who work together to provide an accurate diagnosis.

Increased Detection for Bladder Cancer 

We use the most advanced diagnostic tools and procedures for bladder cancer detection, such as Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC™) with Cysview®, to provide the most accurate diagnoses and to ensure that we identify all cancerous tumors.

Currently, there is no routine screening for bladder cancer. However, if you have a family history of bladder cancer or have several risk factors, you should speak with your physician about detecting bladder cancer.

Navigating a bladder cancer diagnosis and treatment options can be difficult. If you receive a cancer diagnosis, our cancer nurses are available and ready to help connect you with the right physician.

To connect with a cancer nurse at Penn Medicine, you should call 800-789-7366 (PENN).

Staging Bladder Cancer

Staging bladder cancer can help physicians at the Abramson Cancer Center create a treatment plan designed specifically for you.