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5 years 10 months ago #46769 by sara.anne
So sorry to welcome you to our club! But you will find many people here who understand.

There were two pieces of bad news in that path report High grade means that it has the potential to spread. And it has already invaded the muscle. I would expect that your grandfather's urologist will recommend that the bladder be removed. If the cancer has not spread beyond the bladder, this CAN be curative.

Best wishes to you and your family.

Sara Anne

Diagnosis 2-08 Small papillary TCC; CIS
BCG; BCG maintenance
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5 years 10 months ago #46768 by Vice2193
So my grandfather 79 was recently told he had bladder cancer he got the path report back and it said the following

Invasive high grade urotheluial carcinoma

Positive for invasion of the muscularis propria

Can anyone tell me what this means and also how is it treated taking out the bladder,chemo,ect


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