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Bladder Cancer

Follow up after treatment
Follow up exams and investigations after completion of treatment is an integral part of the overall care for the bladder cancer patient. At the time of follow up your physician will do a physical exam as well as some tests to see if you are remaining cancer free. These are very important to make sure you remain healthy and free from the cancer.

Living with bladder cancer
Living with the diagnosis of bladder cancer can be very challenging. It may be very difficult to cope up with the diagnosis of bladder cancer. You may feel upset and guilty about your smoking habits, or carelessness in the work place, which lead to the exposure to the injurious chemicals. It is very important to accept the disease as it is. Nothing can change the past and you have to live with this diagnosis for the rest of your life. Accepting this inevitable fact will help you to proceed more smoothly through rest of your life.

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  • Bladder cancer: resources

    Follow up after treatment
    What Happens After Treatment?   (American Cancer Society)
    What will life be like after treatment?   (Northern cancer network)
    Bladder cancer follow up   (Bladder-Cancer-Course.org)
    Bladder cancer follow up   (BC cancer agency)

    Living with bladder cancer
    Coping with the diagnosis   (Cancer research UK)
    Life after bladder surgery   (Cancer research UK)
    Changing your urostomy bag   (Cancer research UK)
    Self catheterising and irrigating   (Cancer research UK)
    Your sex life after bladder cancer   (Cancer research UK)
    Bladder cancer webcafe   (Bladder cancer webcafe)

    Bladder cancer: Selected reading

    The Guide to Living With Bladder Cancer   (Mark P. Schoenberg , Johns Hopkins Genitourinary Oncology)
    Beating Cancer With Nutrition   (by Patrick Quillin, Noreen Quillin)
    Bladder cancer: treatment options   (by Medifocus)
    Cancer of the Urinary Bladder   (by William L. Caldwell )
    Renal, Bladder, Prostate and Testicular Cancer   (by CPC Oncologic Urology )


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