The bladder is an organ that stores urine. Bladder cancer is the tenth most common cancer worldwide. According to Globocan 2018 estimates, there were approximately 550,000 new diagnoses globally. Bladder cancer is more prevalent in men, where ~424,000 men were diagnosed with bladder cancer vs. ~125,000 women. Bladder cancer incidence rates vary globally, and Greece had the highest incidence of bladder cancer, with the United States ranking #23.1
A few risk factors for bladder cancer include:2
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