Specialist in Bladder Tumor Evaluation and Treatment of Bladder Cancer

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Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship trained specialist who specializes in evaluating men and women with signs and symptoms of bladder tumor.  He offers 2nd and third opinions to men and women with blood in urine and diagnosis of bladder cancer.  He is an expert in medical and surgical treatment of patients with bladder cancer using the most advanced methods available including Robotic DaVinci Surgery and neobladder reconstruction.  If you believe that you will benefit from his expertise, please make an appointment with Dr. Shteynshlyuger.

“Bladder cancer is a complex disease.  Careful staging of the disease is crucial to proper risk stratification and for making the right treatment choice. ” – Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger

What is a Bladder Tumor or Bladder Lesion?

Bladder tumors and bladder lesions are growth inside the urinary bladder, on the wall of the bladder. This growths can be concerning as some of them may be cancerous.  Usually cystoscopy and bladder biopsy would be performed to determine if the growth or tumor is cancerous or not.

Bladder tumors and bladder lesions are growth inside the urinary bladder, on the wall of the bladder. These growths can be concerning as some of them may be cancerous.  Usually cystoscopy and bladder biopsy would be performed to determine if the growth or tumor is cancerous or not.

Learn about the Signs and Symptoms of Bladder Cancer in Men and Women and how  Bladder Cancer be Prevented.

We offer office cystoscopy, BCG treatment for Bladder Cancer as well as TURBT and other surgical options including Robotic Cystectomyileal conduit and ileal neobladder.  

What is the difference between Bladder Tumor, Bladder Lesion, Bladder Carcinoma and Bladder Cancer?

Bladder tumor and bladder lesion refer to a growth inside the bladder.  These growth may be benign or cancerous. A biopsy is usually required to determine whether the lesion is malignant or benign.

Bladder carcinoma is a synonym of bladder cancer. Both terms refer to cancerous or malignant lesion in the bladder.

 

Last modified on October 5, 2013