Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor. You can also understand what might help your medical team to plan your treatment if you do have cancer.

  • General information

    Just been diagnosed

    Just been diagnosed with cancer? We're here for you every step of the way. There are many ways we can help.

  • Invasive bladder cancer

    Staging and grading

    Doctors will stage and grade the cancer using further tests. This helps them to choose the most appropriate type of treatment.

  • General information

    My Cancer Treatment

    Macmillan is supporting a new online tool to help you make decisions about your treatment and care. The tool currently only covers England.

  • Invasive bladder cancer

    Treatment overview

    The main treatments for invasive bladder cancer are chemotherapy, surgery to remove the bladder and radiotherapy.

  • Invasive bladder cancer

    Treatment decisions

    You may have to decide whether to have surgery or radiotherapy as your main treatment.