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End Stage Bladder Cancer
Define end stage: What is your definition of end stage? Usually it means wide spread metastatic disease with many symptoms including weight loss, severe urinary problems, diffuse pain, etc. It's not unlike many others cancers. ...Read more
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
Bleeding in urine: Urinary bleeding is a constant symptoms. Other may include weight loss, weakness, anemia, pain and others depending on metastases. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bladder-cancer/basics/definition/con-20027606. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sensation in tip of urethra after taking anti-anxiety meds. Stopped meds. Sensation has returned. All urinalysis normal. No symptoms. Bladder cancer?!
Intermittent terminal hematuria,but dipstick negative. Could microscopic urianalysis reveal bladder cancer? If urianalysis negative, what other cause?
Can bladder cancer be seen on ultrasound? If u/s shows no tumor, should further testing be done on a child with gross terminal hematuria? Not a uti.
Here are some ...: Ultrasound study only gives a gross rough imaging assessment with low sensitivity for small lesions. So, it is an absolute saying no bladder cancer. Terminal gross hematuria suggests its origin from the urethra, especially prostate urethra. So, a cystourethroscopy under anesthesia is needed. But, how far an evaluation should go for? It should be individualized. So, ask and talk with Doc timely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: Stage-4 bladder cancer has good treatments available such that about half of the patients do well by showing good regression of their tumors. About 15-20% achieve complete response(cr). Some of the patients in cr have a long term control of their cancer and are cured of this disease. To get good results, seek an expert in gu-medical oncology at a major cancer center as your treating oncologist. ...Read more
My father has bladder cancer, grade 4, stage less than 1 (aggressive but not spread). He is due an op and 6 chemical washes -what is like prognosis?
Let me explain: Relative 5-year survival rate 98% stage 0 88% stage 1 63% stage 2 46% stage 3 15% stage vi good luck. ...Read more
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