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cancersucksbigtime's Avatar
Today 10:56
An update from Mary Hi, I have just been told I have metastatic bladder cancer. The oncologist found uretheal cells in an abdominal lymph node. So I started treatment last Friday that will continue every three weeks for as long as I tolerate it and/or it stops working. The...
mbmccauley's Avatar
Yesterday 23:48
Confused about path report Had second TURBT this morning for restating HG papillary carcinoma. No new tumors to report. Should have report in a week or two along with a plan.
Jack R's Avatar
Yesterday 19:57
BCG with Low Grade Win55, The following provides an opinion about treatment based on a "risk of recurrence" as well as invasive v non-invasive. Bladder cancer treatment; non-muscle invasive (superficial) cancer Michael O'Donnell MD O'Donnell describes three levels of "...
Alan's Avatar
Yesterday 10:46
BCG side effects Yes, all can be side affects. The worst part for me was lack of sleep for a day or so as I had to void every 45-60 minutes during the night. I always reminded myself this so much easier and doable than chemo!
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28 Sep 2016 23:10
scared and need support Kendra, I'm 47 and an R.N. I was just dx myself about 3 1/2 weeks ago.....like you I felt like I had a bomb strapped to my chest. As time goes by you wil begin to process your thoughts and work through the disease process....it's ok to talk about it and...
dani's Avatar
27 Sep 2016 21:00
Not diagnosed for almost a year. John McC, I just want to thank you for sharing your story. I too went to my primary care physician January of 2016 because I had some bright red blood a few times when urinating. She did a urinalysis in the office and a pap smear, both of which were negative....
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25 Sep 2016 18:12
BCG Treatments - Is this common? Jack - Thank you for taking the time and writing this all! I plan on doing all of this first thing tomorrow when I get the doctor on the phone.
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