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Stage 3 Bladder Cancer Life Expectancy
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
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
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
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?
If bladder cancer tumor was size of an orange, would u say that more than likely the stage will be a bad stage? Does large tumor mean death? I know weneed pathology report but can u please shed light?
I have bladder cancer my daughter has been told to have the test every 3 years as her auntie died of it as well is this right thanks ?
Will fall of: If you are asking about scab on the abdominal wall ( due to open surgery/ not through the bladder ) most likely you had small collection under the skin which resolved , keep moist dressings the scab will fall off soon and go to the surgeon for follow up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are odds for surviving bladder cancer? The doctor says the bladder cancer is in early stages. Does this mean it can be cured?
Bladder cancer: Early stage bladder cancer can nearly always be successfully treated without major surgery. It is important to follow the surveillance cysto protocol after initial cystoscopic treatment (resection) due to the tendency for superficial recurrences. Cure is a relative term when dealing with some cancers. ...Read more
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