Information about the Effects & Risks of Smoking:

Bladder Cancer from Smoking

Bladder cancer can be several forms of malignant growth in the urinary bladder. with the most common starting in the cells lining the inside of the bladder.

Symptoms include: blood in urine, pain while urinating, feeling the need to urinate without the result.

Smoking is the main known cause of bladder cancer and contributes to about half the cases in men and one-third in women. Could be related to the carcinogens contained in cigarette smoke passing into the urine.

Studies have indicated that drinking sufficient quantities of water every day can reduce the likelihood of bladder cancers, presumably because of the flushing effect.