Source Of Most Cases Of Invasive Bladder Cancer Identified

  • By falsedawn · Posted 11:40 am
  • In Raising awareness · 0 replies
  • http://www.counselheal.com/articles/9446 /20140422/source-cases-invasive-bladder- cancer-identified.htm ...

Dallas - Ft. Worth 2014 5K Walk for Bladder Cancer

  • By jbondi · Posted 11:06 am
  • In Raising awareness · 0 replies
  • ** Come Join Us on 03 May 2014 in BCAN DFW's Walk for Bladder Cancer ** Where: Breckinridge Park, Renner at Brand, Richardson, TX Map: http://goo.gl/maps/PRMjn or Dallas MAPSCO 9A-E,J Check-In & Primary ...

Body won't tolerate BCG treatments

  • By Tuck · Posted 10:47 am
  • In Living with non-invasive bladder cancer · 1 reply
  • Last July I was diagnoised with BC , 2 TURBTS ,chemo flush after 1st Turbt but couldn't do on 2nd because bladder was to inflamed, diagnose was T1 Low grade but yet tumors were deep pass second layer ...

hernia after RC with IC

  • By grandbill · Posted 10:43 am
  • In Life after radical cystectomy · 0 replies
  • My dad has developed a hernia right under the stoma site. He will have repair surgery this summer. How long does he need to wait afterwards to resume golf? I know no heavy lifting, but am worried about ...

Maintenance BCG YES or NO

  • By new_one · Posted 6:29 am
  • In Living with non-invasive bladder cancer · 8 replies
  • Good afternoon, We are very happy today, but at the same time we are confused and not sure what the next step should be ...... My mom has BC, after the first TURBT she had TA LG +T1 HG and after re-TURBT ...

Radical Cystectomy and Neobladder Surgery recovery with severe COPD

  • By RunnerGirl13 · Posted yesterday at 3:31 pm
  • In Life after radical cystectomy · 6 replies
  • Hi all, I have been reading all of your posts and it has helped a great deal. My dad was diagnosed with Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer 2 weeks ago. Our Urologist and Urologic Oncologist have both stated ...

CIS after 2nd Turbt

  • By Paptap · Posted yesterday at 2:47 pm
  • In Treatment choices · 6 replies
  • I am a male 64 years old originally diagnosed with T1hg non invasive. Two days ago got the pathology from the 2nd turbt and am told I have CIS in the mucus lining. Dr will start with BCG tomorrow. Dr ...

Test results

  • By bettybygosh · Posted yesterday at 2:11 pm
  • In Life after radical cystectomy · 10 replies
  • Hi all, I had an r.c. In june of 2013 and had scan and blood work done recently.finally got an all clear. Woohoo. I was worried because this oncologist questioned why I did not have chemo after surgery.scared ...

Where would you go and why?

  • By Jekelly2012 · Posted yesterday at 2:11 pm
  • In Newly diagnosed · 10 replies
  • I am awaiting the results of path but we are all anticipating a cancer diagnosis. I will most likely need to travel for treatment. I am willing to travel anywhere. I am looking for an all-encompassing ...

Our own, KimberlySC, is in the news

  • By balihigh · Posted yesterday at 12:51 pm
  • In Raising awareness · 10 replies
  • Many of you have met Kimberly Sanders at the NC Picnic. She has attended 3 of them, the first time just prior to her surgery. She is KimberlySC here. Great article in her local newspaper. We celebrate ...

How much BCG is too much?

  • By Sharon1955 · Posted yesterday at 11:20 am
  • In Living with non-invasive bladder cancer · 10 replies
  • My husband Wayne has had 2 six week treatments of BCG. First round still showed the CIS but after a gruelling additional six weeks he was showing no cancer. He had one three week maintenance course during ...


  • By Tealeader · Posted yesterday at 10:40 am
  • In Caregivers corner · 1 reply
  • I’m looking for a reason not to be concerned about my boyfriend. He’s 54 years old and generally in good health. In October he developed an abscess on his colon (complications from his diverticulitis ...

Process for getting second opinion via mail/fedex?

  • By Dee76 · Posted yesterday at 10:08 am
  • In Newly diagnosed · 2 replies
  • Hi everyone, As I posted in an earlier email, I am a 43-year-old woman that has been newly diagnosed with BC. I'm having a second TURBT in a week to get muscle. The Dr. seems to think I am T1 or T2 (High ...

Another Interesting Research Study

  • By jennyssis · Posted yesterday at 9:28 am
  • In Newly diagnosed · 3 replies
  • Here is another really interesting study published this year about the types of bladder cancer - http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/201 4/01/140130121320.htm Karen ...

Hernia repair

  • By MrsMindiJean · Posted yesterday at 8:55 am
  • In Life after radical cystectomy · 4 replies
  • I currently have a hernia the size of a soccer ball, to the left of my belly button stoma (result of bladder cancer and Indiana Pouch). I will be having surgery on May 6 and would like to know what to ...

Body image program for cancer survivors

  • By robin5 · Posted yesterday at 6:05 am
  • In Taking charge: How to be a proactive patient · 0 replies
  • I saw this and thought it might be interesting for Bcanners- On Wednesday, April 30, an educational program called “Embodied: Coping with Cancer and Body Image Changes” will discuss common concerns about ...

Anyone experience some air in their neobladder after using external cathete


Bladder removal

  • By thsttymom · Posted April 22, 2014
  • In Life after radical cystectomy · 9 replies
  • My dad is having his bladder removed next week. I can't find anyone in my area that has had this done. Has anyone been thru this? If so what good advice can you offer ...

Foley Catheter help

  • By chiprich · Posted April 22, 2014
  • In Life after radical cystectomy · 4 replies
  • Hi, I had the RC with a neoBladder 3 weeks ago and for the most part AOK. I have an ongoing problem that the tube that enters the penis from the Foley Catheter (where urine and mucos exits the body) often ...

What About This

  • By jrt · Posted April 22, 2014
  • In Living with non-invasive bladder cancer · 2 replies
  • I started a year ago with a Ta low grade pap tumor and a spot of CIS. I had TURBT to remove pap tumor and two series of 6 each BCG's for CIS. Last cysto under general anesthesia involved 6 biopsies which ...

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