Urological oncologist in/around Charlotte, NC??
Anyone have any recommendations for a thorough, knowledgeable, experienced oncologist in and around Charlotte, NC? I'm willing to travel to near-by states if necessary. I'm a 32 year old female with 2 young children and want to stay on top of this diagnosis, esp. since it was stage 1 when it ws found. Thank you!
Bag vs. Neo Bladder
When originally diagnosed with stage four bladder cancer, we were told the journey ahead would be long and hard. The left kidney was already enlarged due to a tumor encasing the ureter. This resulted in urine retention in the kidney and we were told that a nephrostomy tube would have to be placed in my husband's back…
ciplatin with gemcitabin treatments
My mom was diagnosed with TCC (bladder cancer) in her renal pelvis & ureter in late Jan 2010. The cancer was also found in her lungs (4 small nodules 1-2cm)during routine Xray in prep for her surgery nephroureterectomy. We started chemo today with cisplatin & gemcitabine. Any one have experience with these drugs? She is 65…
Bag or no bag??
My wife just had a transurethal resection and the pathology came back that she has a high grade invasive cancer that will require the bladder to be removed. She is 59 and in excellent shape. Her surgery will be in a week and a half. I have a couple of questions: 1) She is leaning and I support the ostomy with the bag. She…
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN)
Hi, A great place for resources about bladder cancer is the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) http://www.bcan.org/ They also have a very active discussion forum. http://www.inspire.com/groups/bladder-cancer-advocacy-network/ Bob
Does anyone know who is the best urologist for treating bladder cancer in Baton ROuge, LA? My husband is going to James Morris now and is thinking about getting a second opinion after six years.
My husband has had bladder cancer for six years and is on BCG and is having severe burning and cannot hold the treatment for even an hour anymore. He has frequent urination and cannot even hardly leave the house. He is on lot of different meds for the problem but nothing is working. Has anyone else had these issues? He is…