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urinary tract

[yur-uh-nair-ee] the system that filters blood and helps remove certain chemicals and fluids from the body in the form of urine. It includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. See also bladder, kidney, ureter, urethra.

Cancer Glossary

... urinary tract Search [yur-uh-nair-ee]. the system that filters blood and helps
remove certain chemicals and fluids from the body in the form of urine. ...

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

Blood in urine

... Common causes include urinary tract infections (UTIs), an injury to the urinary
tract, kidney or bladder stones, a tumor growing in the urinary tract, or ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-blood-in-urine

What is a urostomy?

... The bladder is part of the urinary tract – the system that removes liquid
waste products from the body. The urinary tract is ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-what-is-urostomy

FDA Approves Avastin for Advanced Cervical Cancer

... The most common side effects include fatigue, decreased appetite, high blood
pressure, high blood sugar, and urinary tract infection. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/fda-approves-avastin-for-advanced-cervical-cancer

What is bladder cancer?

... Urothelial cells also line other parts of the urinary tract, such as the lining of
the kidneys (called the renal pelvis), the ureters, and the urethra, so ...

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

Radiographic studies (regular x-rays and contrast studies)

... Urinary tract (kidney, ureters, bladder). Injection into vein (IV). ... Your kidneys
remove the dye from the bloodstream, and it goes into the urinary tract. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/imagingradiologytests/imaging-radiology-tests-xrays

How is bladder cancer diagnosed?

... passes into the ureters and bladder. The dye outlines these organs
on x-rays and helps find show urinary tract tumors. ...

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

Radical hysterectomy

... To prevent urinary tract infections, she may be taught to slip a small tube, called
a catheter, through the urethra and into the bladder to drain out the ...

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

Radiographic studies (regular x-rays and contrast studies)

... Urinary tract (kidney, ureters, bladder). Injection into vein (IV). ... Your kidneys
remove the dye from the bloodstream, and it goes into the urinary tract. ...

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