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- 1 year, 4 months ago
Longer term Bladder Cancer Patient
This category is for posting your question or comment if you are a long term (7 years or more) bladder cancer patient. The cancer could be low grade or high grade, non-muscle invasive or muscle invasive. You might also have undergone a radical cysectomy and now have a divergent.
- 4 months ago
2nd Time Around with Bladder Cancer
You have been diagnosed with Bladder Cancer years ago and had treatment to remove the cancer and now years later it’s back. If this is you, then go ahead and post your situation and/or questions.
- 5 months, 1 week ago
Newly Diagnosed With Bladder Cancer
You have been referred to see a Urologist by your family doctor, because tests such as a ultrasound showed a mass in your bladder, or you may have a positive cytology from a urine test.
- 4 hours, 28 minutes ago
I May Have Symptoms Of Bladder Cancer
You may have seen blood in your urine, or other signs such as groin pain, and urgency. Ask members what they did when they had these symptoms.
- 5 days, 17 hours ago
Bladder Replacement Options
This Category is a good place to post your questions and/or comments about Bladder Replacement options.
- 7 months, 1 week ago
Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
You have been diagnosed with non-muscle invasive bladder. Great place to ask ask questions and share your experiences.
- 1 day, 1 hour ago
Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Questions and comments specific to muscle invasive bladder cancer.
- 1 month ago
Questions caregivers may have regarding how to cope with a relative or friend that has been diagnosed with bladder cancer.
- 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Inspirational Survivor Stories
Here you’ll read stories from others like you who have survived bladder cancer and are now living full and happy lives. If you have such a story to share, please tell us about it – you may give someone the hope and motivation they need to fight this cancer and win!
- 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Metastatic Bladder Cancer
Questions and comments specific to Metastatic Bladder Cancer.
- 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Monthly Treatment Calendar
Post your upcoming treatments and procedures along with your results. Do not post questions in this topic, use the other available topics for your questions or concerns.
- 1 week, 2 days ago
Research, Clinical Trials, and New Treatments
Updates on research, progress on clinical trials under way and reports regarding new treatments on the horizon.
- 4 hours, 23 minutes ago
Ideas about raising more awareness about the possible symptoms of bladder cancer. Notices of upcoming patient conferences and patient support meetings. Raising awareness about Bladder Cancer Canada.
- 2 months ago
Here is where you can post items and discussions that do not directly relate to bladder cancer, this will be the area, to have some fun, relieve stress, suggestions for the discussion board, endless, please enjoy
- 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Support Groups in Participating Cities across Canada
In addition to the online Forums, there are monthly In-Person Support Groups in certain cities across Canada. These In-Person support groups are for Patients interested in meeting other Patients in-person, to discuss their situation and share their own experiences. Click on the following link to be taken to the In-Person Support Group site to review the details by city. https://bladdercancercanada.org/en/get-support/
- Note to Support Group Facilitators: Please feel free to post information in this Forum, specific to your City’s In-Person Support Group. Thank you.
- 3 days, 3 hours ago
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