The multispecialty team provides each patient with a personalized care plan to create the path for the most successful outcome, including recommendations for advanced diagnostics, consideration of minimally invasive options and participation in promising clinical trials, and complete follow-up care that encompasses dietary counseling and rehabilitation.

Depending on the severity of one’s bladder cancer, the main bladder cancer treatments include:

Bladder cancer surgery may involve removing the tumor from the bladder.  In other instances, a portion of the bladder or the entire bladder may need to be surgically removed.

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) offers a full range of bladder cancer surgery options and expertise for patients. Led by nationally recognized surgeons, NorthShore offers a wide range of options including minimally invasive and robotic surgery for many patients.

NorthShore’s team of medical oncologists manages and oversees each patient’s care from diagnosis through treatment, coordinating with other specialists as needed.

Usually, more than one treatment approach is utilized for optimal results, with some being used to manage painful or bothersome symptoms, but that are not curative.  Your team will work with you to determine which bladder cancer treatment is best for you.

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Please call 847.570.2112 for more information or to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists.

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