Living with non-invasive bladder cancer

Guidance and support for those with non-invasive bladder cancer.


No recurrence

  • By GANESH · New reply March 10, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • I had first TURBT on 12th April 2013.As per pathology report, it was low grade,noninvasive,superficial 3 cm sized tumor. I was not given any further treatment.I had next check cysto in July 2013 and no ...


  • By blackbarn2 · New reply March 9, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Okay, who out there is still riding their horses with diversions? Just wondering? Sandy ...

Conversations: Let’s Talk About Bladder Cancer – Spotlight on BCG

  • By BCAN_Staff · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Good afternoon, Please take a look at the latest episode of BCAN's online talk show hosted by BCAN President and Co-Founder Diane Quale: Conversations: Let’s Talk About Bladder Cancer – Spotlight on BCG ...

Talk with Dr. Lamm and Dr. ODonnell about BCG

  • By Bine22 · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • If you are like me, once I found Inspire, I seldom went on the BCAN website. I just found this information and it is dated February 2014. If you are on BCAN's webpage you will find this: "Conversations ...

Fighting cancer!!

  • By DD93 · New reply March 6, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • hey, this is my first post am 20, was shocked when i knew i had bladder cancer,underwent TUBRT and 6 week bcg therapy next week i have to start my monthly bcg treatment. my doc asked me for a cystoscopy ...

After affects BCG+interferon

  • By UncleJake · New reply March 6, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I had a tumor removed a little over year ago with 6 weeks BCG. All went well until almost a year and noticed small blood clot in urine 30 days before yearly (4th) scope last December. Doc found a small ...

TAG3 1st biopsy results!

  • By k21eyes · New reply March 3, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • DX'd in November with TAG3 non-invasive papillary cancer. Had turbt. followed w/ miytomycin. 2 days later had a 6.5 pound ovarian cyst removed and a total hysterectomy. Did 6 weeks BCG ( skipped one week ...

Good news is relative to your situation

  • By vgau · New reply March 2, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Had my 3 month check up this week and we found a new tumor. Tumor was removed and biopsy has been sent in. My first reaction was to start my 3 month pity party. Why does it keep coming back? What could ...

Flushing mucus from neo bladder

  • By Takeshi · New reply March 1, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • First of all I want thanks you all sharing and caring my question. I would like to ask, actually how often I have to flush out my mucus from my neo bladder? If I am doing more..does it help ...

Medicare MAGI charge

  • By Whinny2 · New reply February 27, 2014
  • 27 replies
  • My husband and I each got a letter recently from Social Security. Last year we each paid a little over $100 per month for our Part B premiums so it was about $200 per month for both of us. This year there ...


  • By sochi2014 · New reply February 27, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Thanks to everyone that gave me info on Azo. We will go out and take a look at it. Anything that will help. Hope all is well with all of you, and taking one day at a time ...

Re: bladder reconstruction

  • By Takeshi · New reply February 26, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I'm having a neo bladder around 3 weeks. Actually how it takes to remove my catheter ...

Newly diagnosed

  • By jillian_ortega · New reply February 26, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • My name is Jillian Ortega. I just turned 20 on January 31, on October 4, 2013 I was diagnosed with noninvasive bladder cancer. I have honestly lost count on how many people and doctors have told me how ...

Celebrex & Curcumin Not Working For Me

  • By Dnwlkr · New reply February 24, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I had a Cysto in January 3rd to get a deeper biopsy and check everything out. I just had another cysto on Monday as part of a second opinion. I was awake for this one and watched it on the TV. I counted ...


  • By Slicer40 · New reply February 24, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • My pathlogy report said ...bladder tumor transurethral resection:low grade papillary urothelial carcinoma,noninvasive..,z I have my first recheck coming on March 14thmy question is should I have had chemotherapy ...

Looking for a physician

  • By Scbythesea · New reply February 22, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • My husband has high grade Ta and TIS. He had a TURBC last may, 2013. He has had continuing treatments with BCG and so far, doing well. I'm not happy with his physician and the office. They do not seem ...

BCG w/ Interferon

  • By buzz88 · New reply February 22, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Hi everyone, This type of forum is totally new to me so forgive me if I become a bore or don't express myself quite right. I am starting BCG with Interferon soon and wanted to get the "cons" to this treatment ...

Urologist In Mexico

  • By Landslide_Larry · Posted February 20, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Going to be in Mexico for 6 months and will need to find a urologist for my 3 month cysto. Any recommendations in Patzcuaro and?or Morelia ...

Slight Bladder Pain after BCG

  • By DFWlarry · New reply February 19, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I had my 5th BCG treatment today. Had a large area of CIS removed in Dec. (DX G3T1 w/CIS) so my bladder was pretty torn up from all the scrapping. I have had none of the usual side effects of BCG to date ...

And you wondered about smoking and bladder cancer?

  • By HLamb88937 · New reply February 19, 2014
  • 25 replies
  • There have recently been posts about doubting the effects of smoking and bladder cancer. This article is a real eye opener. I had smoked for 40 years, sometime light, sometimes not so light... And I sure ...

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