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Yesterday 23:18
3 weeks post TURBT Thank you Sara Anne, yes it is very different being on this side of health. Yes, our urologist has Bob scheduled for the Instillation of the immunotherapy 4 weeks after the next TUR, but has also suggested consideration of cystectomy. Bob wants to wait to...
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24 Apr 2015 11:43
Very Concerned Dear Shawna....Most of us have been a jumbled mess when we first heard of bladder cancer. Join the group!! There are other things that can cause lesions in the bladder...interstitial cystitis is one and there are others. But is it important to remember...
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23 Apr 2015 22:45
Husband having bladder removed Hi, Eight years here, I have an Indiana Pouch and live a full life. Usually and that is if all is unremarkable they let you go home soon after the bowels "wake" up. Never before will letting gas be so welcome, cause more comment or celebration. They will...
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22 Apr 2015 17:14
How long can you have chemo I know how chemo gets after awhile I did 20 trips to infusion. It is all about getting to where you need to be one step at a time isn't it?
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Don
22 Apr 2015 15:31
3 weeks post TURBT Greg, I was in hospital 5 days and made a return admission when I had a fluid build up that had to be drained from my abdominal cavity for a few more days. When the lymph nodes were removed (and I had extra taken as part of a study) my body fluid production...
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22 Apr 2015 10:00
Treatment for my 83yr old husband with dementia Sorry this has taken so long to get back to you but I had to think about what I wanted to say. I read this last night before going to bed and woke up at two and thought about it what would I tell you if you were my family? Sara Anne is here with me meeting on...
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19 Apr 2015 10:52
Concerned - husband w/blood in urine Go with your gut about sitting in on the doctor's appointment. When my husband mentioned visible blood, my thought was an enlarged prostate and I discussed with my husband he should have that evaluated on the initial problem visit with the PCP. I didn't go...
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