Red spots on bladder wall at turbt locations

5 years 9 months ago #51924 by Alan
LoTech35,

Sorry to read about this. Here's trusting the next result is better!

DX 5/6/2008 TAG3 papillary tumor .5 CM in size. 2 TURBS followed by 6 instillations of BCG weekly with a second round of 6 after a 6 week wait.
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5 years 9 months ago #51923 by lotech35
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I'm in for the fight and I knew it could return, let's see what the new treatment brings. Gemcitibine might be the answer!

Diagnosed Sept 2015 noninvasive
1st turbt Oct 3 2015, 2nd turbt Nov 13 bladder,
Completed 6 BCG initial treatments 01/11/16 02/09/16 No Cancer!
08/09/16 Cyto shows red spots on bladder, TURBT prostate scheduled
09/12/16 Cancer is back Ta prostate ,T1 high grade bladder papillary uthelial.
Cancer has invaded muscle getting RC.

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5 years 9 months ago #51922 by Jack R
Sorry to hear that its back. I hope the next round of treatment banishes the cancer once and for all. Hang in there.

Best
Jack

6/2015 HG Papillary & CIS
3 Years and 30 BCG/BCG+Inf
Tis CIS comes back.
BC clear as of 5/17 !
RCC found in my one & only kidney 10/17
Begin Chemo; Cisplatin and Gemzar
8/18 begin Chemo# 3
Begin year 4 with cis
2/19 Chemo #4
9/19 NED again :)
1/2020 CIS is back
Tried Keytruda, stopped by side effects
Workin on a new plan for 2021
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5 years 9 months ago #51921 by lotech35
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The Cancer is back, T1 high grade in bladder and Ta in prostate Both superficial, I will be starting a 6 week dose of a chemo drug called GEMCTIBINE. I wish I had better news.

Diagnosed Sept 2015 noninvasive
1st turbt Oct 3 2015, 2nd turbt Nov 13 bladder,
Completed 6 BCG initial treatments 01/11/16 02/09/16 No Cancer!
08/09/16 Cyto shows red spots on bladder, TURBT prostate scheduled
09/12/16 Cancer is back Ta prostate ,T1 high grade bladder papillary uthelial.
Cancer has invaded muscle getting RC.

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5 years 9 months ago #51854 by lotech35
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Thanks Sara! I'll take that!

Diagnosed Sept 2015 noninvasive
1st turbt Oct 3 2015, 2nd turbt Nov 13 bladder,
Completed 6 BCG initial treatments 01/11/16 02/09/16 No Cancer!
08/09/16 Cyto shows red spots on bladder, TURBT prostate scheduled
09/12/16 Cancer is back Ta prostate ,T1 high grade bladder papillary uthelial.
Cancer has invaded muscle getting RC.

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5 years 9 months ago #51849 by sara.anne
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It is very possible that you have "BCG Cystitis." BCG can do a real number on the bladder lining. I had that happen several times. Of course, you can't know for sure what it is until the biopsy is back. Keeping fingers crossed!!

Sara Anne

Diagnosis 2-08 Small papillary TCC; CIS
BCG; BCG maintenance
Vice-President, American Bladder Cancer Society
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