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ureter

[your-uh-ter or yoo-ree-ter] a tube that carries urine from each kidney to the bladder. A person normally has 2 ureters. See also bladder, kidney, urethra.

Cancer Glossary

... body in the form of urine. It includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and
urethra. See also bladder, kidney, ureter, urethra. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=u

How is vulvar cancer staged?

... The cancer is growing into the anus or the lower third of the vagina or
urethra (the tube that drains urine from the bladder). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/vulvarcancer/detailedguide/vulvar-cancer-staging

What is bladder cancer?

... When you urinate, the muscles in the bladder contract, and urine is forced
out of the bladder through a tube called the urethra. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-what-is-bladder-cancer

Managing Incontinence for Men With Cancer

... It happens when the muscle that squeezes the urethra (yoo-ree-thruh) to keep
urine in the bladder is weak or damaged, or the nerves that help the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/managing-incontinence-for-men-with-cancer

What is kidney cancer? | American Cancer Society

... The place where the ureter meets the kidney is called the renal pelvis. The
urine is then stored in the bladder until you urinate (pee). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-what-is-kidney-cancer

Urostomy: A Guide

... The urinary tract is made up of 2 kidneys, 2 ureters, the bladder, and the
urethra. ... It passes out of the body through the urethra. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002931-pdf.pdf

Surgery for bladder cancer

... receive. This surgery is done using an instrument passed up the urethra,
so it does not require cutting into the abdomen. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for bladder cancer

... Tumors in the bladder are removed using a slender tube with a lens and a
light on the end that is put into the bladder through the urethra. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/overviewguide/bladder-cancer-overview-treating-surgery-bladder-cancer

What is prostate cancer?

... The urethra, which is the tube that carries urine and semen out of the body
through the penis, goes through the center of the prostate. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-what-is-prostate-cancer

Radical cystectomy

... This means the surgeon removes the bladder, uterus, ovaries, fallopian
tubes, cervix, front wall of the vagina, and the urethra. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-rad-cystectomy