ICD-10 Diagnosis Code C79.1

Sec malig neoplm of bladder and oth and unsp urinary organs

Diagnosis Code C79.1

ICD-10: C79.1
Short Description: Sec malig neoplm of bladder and oth and unsp urinary organs
Long Description: Secondary malignant neoplasm of bladder and other and unspecified urinary organs
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code C79.1

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Malignant neoplasms of ill-defined, other secondary and unspecified sites (C76-C80)
      • Secondary malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified sites (C79)

Information for Patients

Bladder Cancer

The bladder is a hollow organ in your lower abdomen that stores urine. Bladder cancer occurs in the lining of the bladder. It is the sixth most common type of cancer in the United States.

Symptoms include

  • Blood in your urine
  • A frequent urge to urinate
  • Pain when you urinate
  • Low back pain

Risk factors for developing bladder cancer include smoking and exposure to certain chemicals in the workplace. People with a family history of bladder cancer or who are older, white, or male have a higher risk.

Treatments for bladder cancer include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and biologic therapy. Biologic therapy boosts your body's own ability to fight cancer.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • Bladder biopsy
  • Bladder cancer
  • Cancer - renal pelvis or ureter
  • Understanding Chemotherapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • What to Know about External Beam Radiation Therapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)

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