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CatherineH's Avatar
Yesterday 00:53
cysto today Hi Rocky! I'm so happy to hear that you got an all clear this time. Congrats!
Jack R's Avatar
27 May 2016 00:40
Discomfort post BCG I read of a wide range of experiences with BCG treatment. There are clearly very individual differences in response and side effects. It was just over 6 weeks from the end of my last course of 6 BCG treatments until all the side effects were finally gone....
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25 May 2016 23:22
Help with place to go Thank you Sara Anne..I am going in the morning for a turbt locally..then on to UTSW for a consult next Tuesday..was getting impatient since I've been waiting for 6 weeks to get all tests done so I knew what I was dealing with so decided to get the biopsy done...
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25 May 2016 02:55
Hi...new, seeking advice, input, and thoughts 51 Studebaker, Welcome aboard, sorry you are here. This site preserved my sanity after I was Dx with bladder cancer. Prior to the BC Dx I went through a bleeding problem - perhaps I can offer a place to start looking for help with your dilemma....
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24 May 2016 17:53
Immunotherapy and Clinical Trials Not quite sure about some aspects of your question about immunotherapy. As Franky said, the primary treatment for non-invasive high grade bladder cancer is BCG, which is a form of immunotherapy and it is very effective. There is a lot of research going on...
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24 May 2016 15:11
No sign of Cancer today at Urologist! Congratulations three months of tranquility and normally very happy enjoy it.
Paton's Avatar
23 May 2016 11:20
Muscle and Joint pain a few days after last bcg Many thanks for bothering to reply. I am most grateful. I shall certainly take your advice regarding "Celebrex" and investigate it with my doc. I must admit I have now started to take Catafast and it helps. Quite frankly it has been 3 weeks now, so it is...
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