Wendi's Journey with Bladder Cancer

Caregiver: Bladder Cancer

Patient Info: Prefer not to answer/not applicable/unsure, Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 79, Stage Recurrent

  1. 1
    • Wendi
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    my mother's scan from another cancer follow-up showed mass in bladder that required further investigation

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  2. 2
    • Wendi
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    cystoscopy to remove 2 small tumors, overnight in the hospital, no other complications

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 3
    • Wendi
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Its cancer, what are the options?

    Decision Point

    being prior breast cancer survivor having undergone chemo and radiation 20+ years ago and other underlying chronic health issues, what do we do. mom opted for follow up cystoscopy every 3 months

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    • Wendi
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    my father was diagnosed with transitional cell carcinoma (bladder cancer) in July and passed away in August. a friend i work with passed away early september from COPD. my uncle, my mother's brother, passed away in September, 30 days after my father passed

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  5. 5
    • Wendi
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    follow up cystoscopy

    Procedure or Surgery

    the tumors are back and in the same area that they were before. now dealing with loss of my dad, my uncle and my mom's 3rd "you've got cancer" conversation with the doctor.

    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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    • Wendi
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    its back, need more surgery

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