Grows in the inner layer of the bladder
Grows along the lining of the bladder
Limited to bladder lining and connective tissue
In the bladder muscle
Through the bladder muscle and into the fatty tissue
Has spread to other organs
Watch for symptoms. See your doctor if you have:
Ask your doctor about screening if you are high risk:
Sources: MayoClinic.org; Cancer.org; NCBI.NLM.NIH.gov.
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