Bladder cancer and its signs and symptoms Do you have blood in your urine or have an increased need to urinate? Hear Professor Nick James from Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK explains the signs and symptoms of bladder cancer. Every year, almost half a million people worldwide are diagnosed with bladder cancer. Early diagnosis is key to preventing the cancer from spreading, so it is important to recognise the potential early symptoms. The most common symptom of bladder cancer is blood in the urine. Other symptoms include abdominal pain, lower back pain and bladder irritation. If you spot blood in your urine, which includes seeing a red or brown colour, it is recommended that you visit your doctor. To find out more about bladder cancer and the symptoms to take action early visit: and sign-up to the We Care pledge. Mehr Videos auf