• benj622
    • Experience with Transitional Cell (Uro...
    over 6 years ago
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    BCG treatments

    Other Care

    They are going quite well but I really could do without the procedures and the discomfort

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    • benj622
    • Experience with Transitional Cell (Uro...
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a lot of problems with clotting

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • benj622
    • Experience with Transitional Cell (Uro...
    over 6 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    why me, this was after 9 years of no signs

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  1. over 6 years ago
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    found out today that we may be at the end of the line as far as making decisions to move forward

    Decision Point

    we are still planning to meet with one more oncologist that may have some treatments options

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    • hulajula
    • Experience with Transitional Cell (Ur...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    cancer in prostate too

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    • calypsois
    • Experience with Transitional Cell (U...
    about 7 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    Wow! Second anniversary. I've made it 2 years! Whew! Got to make it to the 5-year . . . a really good landmark.

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  2. about 7 years ago
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    Treatment plan

    Decision Point

    This week I will get results of the pathology report from the second procedure and consult with my urological oncology team about th...

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  3. about 7 years ago
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    Two TURB-T procedures, one with fulguration and one without

    Procedure or Surgery

    First procedure was for removal of two tumors and biopsy of remaining suspicious sites. Second procedure was to reexamine and more d...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. about 7 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    My local urologist is very skilled, but has no experience with the nested variants that are present in my bladder cancer. I went to ...

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    • Texanana
    • Experience with Papillary, Transition...
    about 7 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    After surviving the last three years I feel I have earned the right to celebrate!!! I have guardianship of two grandchildren 11yrs ...

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    • Texanana
    • Experience with Papillary, Transition...
    about 7 years ago
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    I had to make a decision to continue working full time with insurance or work only a few days a week without insurance.

    Decision Point

    I felt as though I was emotionaly and physically worn out. I made a decision to go for the part time work; work 20 hrs a week and r...

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    • Texanana
    • Experience with Papillary, Transition...
    about 7 years ago
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    I had other health issues

    Other Care

    In August of 2011, I also experienced a mini stroke. While having an MRI, I went into anaphylactic shock due to an allergic reacti...

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