One Year Later, Doing Well

One year after my TURBT, and I'm feeling pretty good.  I had my fourth scope on the one year anniversary of my surgery, and it and my cytology have come back clean.  Thanks to everyone on the blcwebcafe for their help and support.

Nine Months Post- Turbt A-Ok

Hi all, I'm happy to say that my screening nine months after my Turbt surgery has come up looking good.   Thanks to everyone for their support and advice as time as progressed.  I feel blessed to feel as good as I do, and I take nothing for granted.  If anyone needs a kind word or […]

Going in for Six-Month Follow-Up Post TURBT

Tomorrow, I have my six-month follow-up after my TURBT surgery.   After years of mis-diagnosis of hematuria, I was diagnosed about seven months ago with what turned out to be a non-invasive T1 cancerous bladder growth.  I had the surgery to remove the tumor, and my three-month check-up went well (no abnormal tissue spotted).  I'm […]

Three-Months Later, Looking Good

Hi all, It's been three months since my TURBT surgery.  Just letting everyone know that I had my first follow-up scope and things appear to be normal.  The surgery site is healed up "nicely" and there are no visible tumors.   Thanks everyone for their support so far.  Hopefully, I'll have more good news to […]

Received Pathology, Non-Invasive

After going through the TURBT surgery last week, I received my labs yesterday.  Three muscle samples showed no invasiveness, but the pathology did confirm that my bladder growth was a tumor.  I'm supposed to go back in a couple of months to have another scope, and based on what's found, I'll get follow-up treatment. Should […]

Recently Diagnosed, Completed TURBT

Wow. The last three weeks have been, as this site says, life-changing. I am a 28-year-old, recently laid-off marketing professional in the Seattle area that was diagnosed last month with a bladder tumor.  I just completed my first TURBT surgery.  Approximately 10 years ago, while in college, I had dark red urine which I thought to be […]