For many of us, bladder cancer might not sound as familiar as breast or lung cancer. Yet, it is relatively widespread. Statistics by the World Health Organization in 2018 show that cancer of the bladder is the 10th most common form of cancer globally. It is the 12th most deadly form of cancer. There is also a concerning trend that those likely to be visited by bladder cancer are getting younger and younger. Whereas it previously tended to affect those aged between 60 and 70 years, it is now a risk for those under 40 as well.