seiuchin's Journey with Bladder Cancer

Caregiver: Bladder Cancer

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: about 6 years ago, Male, Age: 66, Stage IV

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    • seiuchin
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Large tumor in mandible, biopsy proved it malignant May 2011

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    • seiuchin
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Mandible surgury scheduled for July 2011, but a "lost" MRI showing a mass in the bladder was "found" shortly before the surgury, so a bladder resection was performed in July.

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • seiuchin
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My husband surgery on his mandible included reconstructive surgery by harvesting bone from his leg to construct a mandible(jawbone) as the tumor destroyed the upper mandible. The surgeons were wonderful. He spent about 2 weeks at UCSF

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • seiuchin
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Decision Point

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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