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What is kidney cancer? | American Cancer Society

... Urine leaves the kidneys through long slender tubes called ureters, which
connect to the bladder. The place where the ureter meets the kidney is ...

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

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

Urostomy: A Guide

... The urinary tract is made up of 2 kidneys, 2 ureters, the bladder, and the urethra. ...
It flows through the ureters to the bladder for storage. ...

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

What is bladder cancer?

... The average adult bladder holds about 2 cups of urine. Urine is made by the
kidneys and is then carried to the bladder through tubes called ureters. ...

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

Surgery for bladder cancer

... preferences. Incontinent diversion: One option may be to remove a short
piece of your intestine and connect it to the ureters. ...

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

The normal urinary system

... Ureters: The 2 ureters are 10- to 12-inch long tubes from the kidneys to the
bladder. They carry away urine as it is made by kidneys. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-urinary-system

How is bladder cancer diagnosed?

... urethra and up into the bladder or into a ureter. Then a dye is injected through
the catheter to make the lining of the bladder, ureters, and kidneys ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-diagnosis

How is cervical cancer staged?

... of the pelvis. The cancer may be blocking the ureters (tubes that carry
urine from the kidneys to the bladder). T3a: The cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-staged

Kidney Cancer (Adult) - Renal Cell Carcinoma

... Urine leaves the kidneys through long slender tubes called ureters, which
connect to the bladder. The place where the ureter meets the kidney is ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003107-pdf.pdf

How is bladder cancer found?

... the urethra and up into the bladder or into a ureter. Then a dye is put through
the catheter to make the lining of the bladder, ureters, and kidneys ...

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