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tonybuxton
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Joined: May 2012

It is just over one year since I finished IMRT prior to which I had TURP. )TURP  is transurethal resection of the prostate. Which I had for very enlarged prostate).  I have had no  problems until to-day when I passed urine there was blood first then clear. This frightened me since I have never had this happen before. Could it be long term effects of IMRT or TURP.

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VascodaGama
Posts: 2112
Joined: Nov 2010

Most probably it is a cause from scar tissue. This is typical in radiation therapies and reported frequently by RT patients.

In any case you better get the opinion from your RO.

 

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VG

 

Swingshiftworker
Posts: 871
Joined: Mar 2010

There's another thread currently running on this topic.  I just posted an update on my status w/a blood in the urine problem there.  Look here if you want to see what has been said there:

http://csn.cancer.org/node/247972

 

 

 

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