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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Bladder Cancer

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Diagnosis bladder cancer.
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Q: How bad is bladder cancer?


Transitional cell cancer of bladder under microscope.
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Q: What type of bladder cancer do I have?


Looking through microscope at biopsy samples.
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Q: What stage is my cancer?


Oncologist reviewing patients tests.
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Q: What about recurrence?


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Q: Are there clinical trials I could take part in?


Talking to doctor about treatment options.
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Q: What are the treatment options for bladder cancer?


Doctors performing surgery
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Q: Will I need a cystectomy?


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Q: Will a cystectomy affect my sexuality?


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Q: What can I do if I have concerns about my day-to-day life after treatment?


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Bethany Kandel

Bethany Kandel

@cancerfreebies

Bethany Kandel is a New York-based journalist, health writer, and author. Her articles have appeared in dozens of national publications and websites, including The New York Times, Prevention, Good Housekeeping, and Woman’s Day. After a breast cancer diagnosis, she began writing about the subject. She created www.BreastCancerFreebies.com, where she helps patients/survivors find free wigs, hats, and other resources to help them thrive. Find her on Twitter @cancerfreebies.