• 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.

    3 Answers from the Community

    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      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.

      24 days ago
    • jackkaufl's Avatar
      jackkaufl

      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!

      23 days ago
    • Keenkitty's Avatar
      Keenkitty

      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.

      16 days ago

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