So she went through the 6 mitomyicin treatments (only side effect was some fatigue) and a follow up to look inside and the dr said he didn't see any regrowth. He wants to do mitomyicin in november and ctyo in dec - repeat in March and April - Any thoughts?
So your friend just had a TURB. This is the first of probably two. Another one in a few weeks to make sure there are "clean margins" (No cancer) Then the protocol is BCG treatments to hopefully make sure the cancer is gone. We hope.
Bladder cancer has a nasty habit of coming back. And if it escapes the bladder wall..... It is EXTREMELY dangerous and very deadly.
I know nothing of a "pill" that you can take to stop this. But it would be nice!
I am really hoping that the pathology shows no cancer. If there is cancer, I hope it is low grade and has not into the bladder wall.
But bladder cancer is not to be trifled with. It is a very nasty thing. Follow the Dr's advice...... get a second opinion..... be aggressive.
And lean on us for any rants and fears that you may have. Cuz we've had em too.
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the surgeon said the surgery went as panned and the tumor is out. A red spot was found next to tumor and he burned it out.he believes the tumor is early stage. Checked kidneys/ureter and no cancer was found.