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Risk Factors of Bladder cancer

  • Smoking
  • Exposure to workplace chemicals such as benzidine and beta-naphthylamine typically found in the dye industry
  • Aging: Risk increases after 55 years of age
  • Gender: More common among men than women
  • Chronic bladder irritation or infection such as urinary infections, kidney and bladder stones
  • Personal history of bladder cancer
  • Bladder birth defects
  • Family history
  • Arsenic traces in drinking water
  • Low fluid consumption