Bladder cancer

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Reducing your risk for bladder cancer

You may lower your risk of developing bladder cancer by doing the following.

Be a non-smoker

Not smoking is the best way to lower your risk for bladder cancer. If you smoke, you can get help to quit.

Avoid or reduce your exposure to cancer-causing substances

Follow safety rules when you work with chemicals. Ask your employer for information about and protective equipment for working with hazardous materials.

If needed, take steps to lower high levels of arsenic in your drinking water.

More information about preventing cancer

Learn what you can do to prevent cancer.


Researcher Dr David Malkin Dr David Malkin is boosting patient survival with screening.

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Investing to reduce cancer burden

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Last year CCS funded $40 million in cancer research, thanks to our donors. Discover how you can help reduce the burden of cancer.

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