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sara.anne's Avatar
Yesterday 21:02
Diagnosed with PUNLMP in July, it is back Yes, you have the "best" type of bladder cancer, if you have to have it. However, you are fully entitled to scream and yell and curse all you want. We all have done it!! We are here to listen! SA
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Yesterday 12:34
BCG Treatments Questions I had CIS then the BCG regimen you mentioned and am now cancer-free for six years. BCG is a cake-walk compared to bladder removal, so it is definitely worth a try. IF it should return after that, then that is a different story. I know that if it returns,...
CompletelyLost's Avatar
21 Nov 2014 12:54
Bladder Removed.. Now new growth found?? Thank you so much for your response. I did not even think to ask that if it is soft tissue inflammation how long it should take to resolve. That is an excellent question. My urologist recommended that I get a biopsy done, however, the radiology department...
fighterm's Avatar
20 Nov 2014 18:25
how soon is bcg after turb? I think my uro mentioned cauterization. Is it a standard procedure after TURB?
Alan's Avatar
20 Nov 2014 15:28
complications after turbt Fight, I was told by my URO if the first biopsy shows high grade and/or a questionable sample he automatically does a second TURB. Just heads up.
sara.anne's Avatar
20 Nov 2014 11:58
NO MUSCULARIS PROPRIA SEEN.   OK Anne.....that is it!! You need a urologist you can feel comfortable asking questions!! SA
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19 Nov 2014 22:07
Twisted intestine partial blockage I am sorry that we have not been more help to you here. But as Catherine said I do not know of anyone here that has had exactly the same situation you and your husband are facing. You did not say if they are going to do an ostomy but if they are you might be...
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