The American Bladder Cancer Society was born from the hope of survivors of this often overlooked and underserved disease that the future could be made easier for those that came after them.

When faced with a diagnosis of bladder cancer, you and those that care about you are thrown into a freighting place where knowledge is potentially lifesaving. How do you even know what applies to you when you do not even know the questions to ask, what is the difference between stage 1 and 2, what is a cystoscopy? Here you will find many bladder cancer related links, definitions, and overviews on different subjects. Read more...


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fighterm's Avatar
Yesterday 23:28
lymphoma patient now suspicion of tcc of the bladd Thanks a lot Sara Anne, your explanation helped me more. BTW, radiation and the chemo (cyclophosphamide of the CHOP regiment) that I had 22 years ago are listed among the causes of tcc. That's why it's scary for me. I love my bladder. I don't want to loose...
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Yesterday 21:01
HELP! abnormalities in Bladder Ty, I don't know much about the procedure other than what I'm learning on here and of course Google,but I actually thought they would do a biopsy through the scope if they needed to I didn't know maybe I would have to get a different test done to determine. I...
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Yesterday 20:57
BCG treatment hygiene Don't worry about us "bearing with you" CareE! When I was first diagnosed I was sure that I now knew what I would die of!!! Turned out not to be true, but we are all entitled to a few bits of total panic! What you have appears to be very treatable, and...
GKLINE's Avatar
21 Oct 2014 17:25
Scared Again I call the Vulcan mind meld to so it's thing! George
Cynthia's Avatar
20 Oct 2014 16:09
BCG shortage?! Merck had a problem in their production of BCG earlier in the year shutting down production until they corrected the problem under The FDA guidelines. As they are the major producers of BCG in the world at this point this has caused problems and major worry...
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20 Oct 2014 01:45
Bladder removal I am not a great candidate and never do any very active activities or wear any dresses or jeans. I am wondering about the remark about sleeping thru the night. I know very little specifics about the conduit and am wondering if it is limited volume. Does it...
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20 Oct 2014 00:03
Indiana Pouch Leakage My RC was in June 2013, I had some complications and had a ileostomy reversal & Abdominal wall reconstruction in May of 2014 I find I must cath every two and a to three hour in the daytime to stay dry. I can go 3 to sometimes 4 hours at night.
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18 Oct 2014 15:31
Bladder removal It looks like surgery is in my near future and I would like to hear from anyone who has had this done. I have 50/50 chance of it coming back and with the surgery it is 70% curative. Mine is a rare and aggressive type(of course!). Oncologist say looks like...
Alan's Avatar
18 Oct 2014 02:39
Newbie! I\'m checkin\' in.... I am free 6.5 years out!
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