Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer is growth of abnormal cells in the bladder, the organ that stores urine before it leaves the body. Smoking is the greatest risk factor associated with bladder cancer. The relationship between bladder cancer and drinking water contamination has also been researched extensively. High levels of arsenic in drinking water is well-established as a cause of cancer. Read more about bladder cancer.

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