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Health Indicator Report of Bladder Cancer

The most common type of bladder cancer is urothelial carcinoma. Bladder cancer incidence reported here includes both in situ and invasive cancers. The CDC includes in situ cancers in reports of national cancer statistics because it can often be difficult to distinguish between in situ and invasive bladder cancers[1]. Bladder cancer can develop in people of any age, but the risk of developing bladder cancer increases with age. It is more common among men and among non-Hispanic White individuals. Risk factors for developing bladder cancer include a history of tobacco use, a family history of bladder cancer, a past history of radiation therapy to the pelvis, and prolonged exposure to certain chemicals such as arsenic[2]. There is no standard screening test for bladder cancer. The most common sign of bladder cancer is blood in the urine. Bladder cancer is often diagnosed at an early stage, when the cancer is easier to treat.[[br]] [[br]] ---- 1 [][[br]] 2 []


Age-adjusted to U.S. 2000 population.

Data Sources

  • The cancer data was provided by the Utah Cancer Registry, which is funded by contract HHSN2612013000171 from the National Cancer Institute's SEER Program with additional support from the Utah Department of Health and the University of Utah
  • Population Estimates: Utah Governor's Office of Planning and Budget

Data Interpretation Issues

Incidence rates may vary from source to source. This may be because of having more or less updated information or using different population databases. Cancer diagnoses in 2020 may be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic due to the changes in health services and cancer screening accessibility.


The rate of incidence of cancer of the bladder in Utah per 100,000 population.


The number of incidence of bladder cancer among Utah population for a specific time period (ICD-10: C67; ICD-O-3: C67.0-67.9).


Population of Utah for a given period of time.

Page Content Updated On 08/03/2023, Published on 04/08/2024
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Content updated: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:03:28 MDT