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Alan's Avatar
Today 10:36
Living on the edge The CT scan and cystoscope are the two most important diagnostic tests to rule in or out what is going on. The good news is you have a plan and on your way to understanding what is going on. As Sara Anne posted there are MANY causes of hematuria and I am...
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Today 10:26
Just Diagnosed Welcome. Enclosed is a file with questions to ask, at the risk of too many questions and confusion. Also, some are too involved and not pertinent as you are further down the road in your journey. It can augment or add a few things you may not think of. George...
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Today 10:20
father 74 needs help My father (age 74) was diagnose Invasive urothelial cancer within his Diverticulum in mid Oct 2016 in China. And was scheduled for radial cystectomy on Dec. 2 using robotic technology. However, on the scheduled day, he was found to have a fever above 38°C...
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06 Dec 2016 15:17
Just Diagnosed Raya, Not to diminish your experience with your URO as I believe a second opinion is warranted, my URO told me my path report couldn't tell if they had enough muscle the 1st time hence a second TURB. At the same time he said any high grade reading is cause...
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06 Dec 2016 06:16
Facing Another BCG Shortage I got a message from my urologist today saying they had received their shipment of bcg, I am seeing him on Thursday. Things are looking up. Will keep you up to date.
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05 Dec 2016 21:28
Pomegranate juice/ Ellagic Acid I have CIS which has responded well to BCG. I want to follow Dr Lamm's dietary and supplement recommendations to improve my chances of staying tumor free, but have difficulty taking straight pomegranate juice. I understand that an alternative is to take...
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05 Dec 2016 17:56
newly diagnosed Those are excellent places; also, USC Keck, Univ of Chicago, Mass General.....And my expectation, were I to go to any of them is that the physicians who would handle my case would be experts. Not all of them are listed as senior staff. You might also...
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