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LauraMini's Avatar
Yesterday 20:56
CIS Bladder Cancer-BCG Symptoms post treatment Hi GP did some tests and gave him antibiotics then told him there was no infection so to stop taking the antibiotics. His Urologist cleared him of the CIS next appointment isn't until July so will give them a ring and get him in. He is sore most of...
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Yesterday 15:28
facing a radicl cystectomy and terrified Hello Elliedot! Thanks you, in case I did not do so earlier. I have not been on this site for a while, trying to relearn how to take care of myself! I had the surgery on March 1 and I'm doing fairly well these days. I have had some issues with leakage, I...
sara.anne's Avatar
04 May 2016 10:28
Have questions, not diagnosed but being tested As for imaging centers, either could be good or bad!! I would assume that the urologist would not refer you to one if he did not have confidence in their results. Sara Anne
jasdelta's Avatar
02 May 2016 15:47
Newly Diagnosed with non invasie Citu Cancer?? Thanks again for your encouraging words, I am staying positive, which I think is very important to do. As one might imagine I was quite surprised at my diagnosis, as I had no symptoms prior to having my kidney stone removed. So my cancer must have been...
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02 May 2016 11:59
confused on diagnosis Both docs are talking about exactly the same procedure. Under general anesthesia, the urologist carefully examines the bladder and removes any obvious tumors as well as samples of other areas of the bladder that look suspicious. These are sent out to a path...
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Jay
02 May 2016 00:25
Need advice lotech35: You stated you'll see if you have the maintenance. I'm no expert on this subject, but why would you not have the maintenance? From what I've learned through my own experience and also from what I've read, the maintenance is the way to go. Jay
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01 May 2016 16:03
dysplasia with cis I am not sure I would dignify it by calling it a "definition." I would think rather that the pathologist used this term as a "description." Sara Anne
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