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GKLINE's Avatar
Today 13:43
2 year all clear Congratulations! My best wishes to you! George
shelly's Avatar
Today 05:11
recurrent UTIs & likelihood of bc recurring? Hi. Do recurrent UTIs increase the likelihood of my BC reoccurring? I had a turbt for superficial grade 2 TAA bladder cancer 18 months ago. Australia still uses the 3 grade system. I just had a cystoscopy today, and my urologist asked me to see him in his...
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Today 01:04
Blood, increased pain before 1st BCG Thanks, Sara Anne. If a postponement becomes necessary, hopefully it will be brief. While I'm sure he would be glad to stay away longer from another catheter, even a small one, he is anxious to begin the next phase of this journey. Thanks again.
deloresc's Avatar
Yesterday 16:01
passing stones and metal staples I have the same problem of periodically passing stone attached to a staple. They tell me not to do yoga or core type exercise(the most important exercise ) Also not be be constipated. I am wondering if any foods cause these crystals to form It seems may the...
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Yesterday 10:51
fatigue with bcg Mary, just for your information, http://www.webmd.com/cancer/bladder-cancer/bacillus-calmette-guerin-bcg-for-bladder-cancer this lists the side effects, including Common side effects of this medicine include: Burning or pain with urination, a...
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20 May 2015 12:24
Urothelia Carconima In Situ in Ureter FYI: my left kidney was removed in 2005 due to bladder cancer, then stage 2 was headed into left kidney. Thus I only have my right kidney. In March & April I underwent biopsies that shows carcinoma in situ in the mid area of my ureter. I am having...
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19 May 2015 12:01
Advise needed I am sorry your family has to go through this, and yes it is scary. I had my Radical Cystectomy eight years ago and I have an Indiana pouch. Mine has a stoma located in my naval and I catheterize about every four or five hours and get up about once a night....
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