• What may I expect?

    Asked by goquinn on Monday, March 25, 2019

    What may I expect?

    I had the tumor removed and came home with a catheter for 7 days and am now waiting to go to my follow up appointment with the urologist. He said chemo was a definite but not the type where it is done through a catheter directly into the bladder. I have many questions but don't know which way to turn.

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    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      I can't tell you anything about your type of cancer and that type of treatment, but I wanted to wish you the best on behalf of all of us here on the WhatNext Team.

      7 months ago
    • jackkaufl's Avatar

      I, too, have bladder cancer. I am in my 11th chemo and scheduled for 12 at once per week. After the 12th I will have surgery to remove the bladder and wind up with a "stoma" which will require a "bag" and will be permanent. I may have to have more chemo or may not. At least I won't have to urinate every 30 seconds (seems like that often..lmao) so it's probably for the best. Hang in there!

      7 months ago
    • Keenkitty's Avatar

      I had 3 surgeries. My cancer was in the tube leading to the kidney. Your cancer must have gone thru the wall. Ask what stage you are? I get BCG. There is a shortage of it now. I get it as a preventative thru a catheter. I also went to a naturist dr and got immune therapy for the cancer. Plus I went on keto, low car and no sugar. I bought a indoor garden to grow my greens for drinks. I will say a prayer that you get all the answers you need so you get well soon. Hugs forgot to say the last surgery was inside bladder and he burnt it off.

      7 months ago
    • Angefrat's Avatar

      Bladder removal in june. Could cancer be fine then?

      6 months ago

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