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Jay
Today 09:16
Cystocopy 1 month after 6th BCG Treatment Well, I was hoping for a call from my doctor before the weekend, but sometimes I have to remember that I'm not his only patient. I am able to go online and see reports, the pathology report did come through, all kinds of technical terms that I googled. ...
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Yesterday 20:25
PBS Documentary beginning 03-30-15 Yes, I have seen the reports of this. I very much admired the book The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee. It will be interesting to see this....I don't quite see how they can make a movie out of this!! Sara Anne
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Yesterday 18:45
Newly diagnosed, had a TURB two weeks ago. So an update. As I may have posted - I've been on Tramadol (pain killer) that's really helped me. It takes the edge off the pain making it tolerable. I've been getting back to work and more. Yesterday, I ate almost nothing all day and that evening I had...
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Don
Yesterday 13:33
neobladder pros/cons....please help I went through the Neo Bladder surgery a little over two weeks ago and am not sorry that I did. I had it performed at the OSU James Cancer Center in Columbus by an incredible doctor, Kamal Pohar. Is it fun, no, is it work to recover and retrain the...
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Yesterday 06:00
boB, fellow square dancer, recently passed away Anita, So sorry for your loss, another reason to hate this disease as if we needed one.
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26 Mar 2015 23:17
Been a Long Time Good to hear from you, Joe. Sounds like you have been through a lot lately. Glad you are nearing the end of the BCG treatment on the kidneys. Best wishes going forward. Anita
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26 Mar 2015 22:22
United Healthcare Optum Cancer Resource Center ? Thanks, Cynthia, for sharing your experience. It's not obvious to me what value would be added to our situation. We have had great access to our doctor. It doesn't seem like it would be to our benefit to funnel or filter doctor-patient information through...
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