Making up about 5 percent of all the new cancers diagnosed in the United States, bladder cancer isn’t the most common cancer. As of 2016, 58,950 men were diagnosed with it, as opposed to 18,010 women. Yet, more women die from it than die from cervical cancer, and women are not even as susceptible to bladder cancer as men. Because of this, it’s important that people know the early signs of bladder cancer, which can mimic more benign disorders.
Here are five signs to watch out for: