I'm so scared...Doctors say Dad is going to die
My father is 65 years old and was diagnosed with bladder cancer 4 years ago. Docs suggested that bladder be removed at that time...Dad refused, so they did a partial. Cancer returned 8 months ago...very aggressive. Invaded the muscle and attached to the pelvic wall. They removed the bladder but the cancer had already…
Since being told I had cancer of the bladder, even though mine was caught early and removed, it has affected me mentally. I cannot get over the fact that I might not be around that much longer so it is hard for me to think of the future. It this normal? Has anyone else had these feelings? I want to try and put this behind…
Blood in Urine
This May I had a routine physical which showed microscopic blood in my urine. Like most men, I let it go for a couple of months until I just happened to run into a nurse friend of mine in the gym. I told her about it and she said she had a friend who had the same situation who innored the problem. He later died due to…
Looking for alternatives...
I am looking for resources concerning finding alternatives to chemo. I keep hearing (doctors, nurses, etc.) that I need to do chemo again. I did chemo in the past with a terrifying result and I don't want to do it again. Any help on this topic (resources) would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
my father has had another partial removal bladder surgery in 7 months
It is a grade3 bladder cancer. And my father recieved the first surgery to remove about 1/3 of his bladder in this Jan and also had chemotherapy (having drugs injected into his bladder through a small tube) on a weekly basis for two months after surgery at first, then on a monthly basis for another 8 chemotherapies. But…
Does anyone know of any bladder cancer support groups? I don't know of any in the Los Angeles area and the only ones on the internet are on Yahoo and they are so negative and go on in such graphic detail they make everything seem even worse than it is.