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Jay's Avatar
Today 00:51
Timing for BCG Treatments Hello Sara.Anne: You may have remembered me from about 4 months ago. I had my first 6 series of BCG treatments ending on Feb. 23rd. I then had a cystoscopy on March 25th that came back clear. That was only half of my problem, as stated before I also was...
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Yesterday 14:30
back / kidney pain Thank you for your response, im having my cystoscopy in 3 weeks time so hoping all is good the last time i had it 2 small tumors had returned but after a biopsy they turned out to be non cancerous. i dont mind having the BCG treatments but will definitely...
NibelungenB's Avatar
23 May 2015 20:43
Bladder cancer Ithe urologist i am seeing ordered a bladder biopsy 3 weeks after 6 weekly BCG ibladder instillations. I am still coping with side effects from the BCG. I had a 4mm bldder tumor resected in february of this year. Pathology diagnosis: pappillary Ta grade 1...
sara.anne's Avatar
23 May 2015 13:14
Newly Diagnosed HG Bladder Cancer...scared! Emory University in Atlanta https://winshipcancer.emory.edu/patient-care/cancer-types/bladder-cancer.html?nd=562 A bit farther away ...Jacksonville, FL http://www.mayo.edu/research/departments-divisions/department-urology/faculty-staff Hope this...
MadLove's Avatar
23 May 2015 02:19
Blood, increased pain before 1st BCG Update as of 05-22-15: Urine culture ordered by Johns Hopkins bladder cancer specialist and collected 05-22-15 at our local urologist's office. Cipro antibiotic ordered as precaution for infection. If the culture was reported back in a timely manner as...
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22 May 2015 18:50
Should I be worried? Blood in the urine can have many causes in a woman. Your doctor did just great by referring you to a urologist....too often they just ignore it in women!! But until you get the results from the urologist, you shouldn't be WORRIED. Maybe worried, by not...
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22 May 2015 13:43
2 year all clear Congratulations! My best wishes to you! George
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