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zac495's Avatar
Today 15:53
Bladder cancer after stem cell transplant/lymphoma Cystoscopy done. It wasn't cancer. It was nothing. The urologist said he compared my CT scan from a year ago to the recent one. The bladder was more full last time. That's why it looked thicker. Thank you for welcoming me. I won't stick around, but what...
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Yesterday 19:18
second opinion (pathology) and changing doctors You are really thinking things through!! Be sure to ask to be put on the cancellation list at the new urologist...First, this indicates that you are dead-serious, and openings do pop up!! Keep us informed as to how you are doing!! Sara Anne
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Jay
28 Mar 2015 09:16
Cystocopy 1 month after 6th BCG Treatment Well, I was hoping for a call from my doctor before the weekend, but sometimes I have to remember that I'm not his only patient. I am able to go online and see reports, the pathology report did come through, all kinds of technical terms that I googled. ...
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27 Mar 2015 20:25
PBS Documentary beginning 03-30-15 Yes, I have seen the reports of this. I very much admired the book The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee. It will be interesting to see this....I don't quite see how they can make a movie out of this!! Sara Anne
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27 Mar 2015 18:45
Newly diagnosed, had a TURB two weeks ago. So an update. As I may have posted - I've been on Tramadol (pain killer) that's really helped me. It takes the edge off the pain making it tolerable. I've been getting back to work and more. Yesterday, I ate almost nothing all day and that evening I had...
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Don
27 Mar 2015 13:33
neobladder pros/cons....please help I went through the Neo Bladder surgery a little over two weeks ago and am not sorry that I did. I had it performed at the OSU James Cancer Center in Columbus by an incredible doctor, Kamal Pohar. Is it fun, no, is it work to recover and retrain the...
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27 Mar 2015 06:00
boB, fellow square dancer, recently passed away Anita, So sorry for your loss, another reason to hate this disease as if we needed one.
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