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High Grade Bladder Cancer
July 2010 surgery high-grade bladder cancer. Bcg 2 1/2 yrs. July 2013 atypical trans. Urine cells. Sept 15 rare groups atypical & red blood cells?
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
In our idiotic: System of insurance roulette, the critical test is the cystoscopy and biopsy; the most expensive test is the pet scan (discerns stage, and metastasis. You have a life threatening, function threatening illness, how much it cost is a business and financial question. Too bad insurance is a business trying to reduce their risk at our expense. Good luck to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bladder cancer: While bladder cancer is rare at 34 years of age, it is possible. Most bladder cancers are found in the very superficial low-grade stage and most often can be managed without major open surgery. This is assuming that is the common urothelial carcinoma type. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bladder cancer: In the us there are around 61, 000 new cases of bladder cancer each year and 13, 000 deaths. Most bladder ca occurs in persons over 50. 70% occur in men. Smoking remains the most consistent risk factor, with industrial exposure to aromatic amine chemicals also a risk factor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treated twice for uti, urine tests still showing high WBC but no infection, could this be bladder cancer? Pain lower left ab, cancer history in family
Blood in urine (slight to moderate) for 1yr. No UTI /kidneys tested ok. I.C. Or bladder cancer? In severe pain! more when just emptying bladder.
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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?
Can you have low grade superficial bladder cancer then in 6 months develope carcinoma in situ if the bladder. Is that a recurrance or a new cancer?
Yes and no: Bladder cancers arises multifocally. By the time that the first cancer appears, the entire epithelium covering the bladder already bears mutations, and new cancers begin popping up in various places. They are part of the same underlying process although they are individual cancers. This is a tricky concept. I'm glad your disease was detected and hope that you'll get a good outcome. ...Read more
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