The urothelium - the transitional epithelium - the "TC" of "TCC" - is a continuous lining of the bladder, the ureters and the renal pelvis (and parts of the urethra).
TCC - Transitional Cell Carcinoma can appear anywhere within that continuum, without being considered as metastasis, and are generally referred to as "bladder cancer". They are discussed as bladder cancer.
Next upstream of the renal pelves are the kidneys.
What's with this Bleeding ? 6/2015
DX: HG Papillary & CIS
3 Years and 30 BCG/BCG+Inf
Tis CIS comes back.
BC clear as of 5/17 !
RCC found in my one (only) kidney 10/17
Begin Chemo; Cisplatin and Gemzar
8/18 begin Chemo , round 3
Begin year 4 with cis