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Oct 9, 2018 · Bladder Cancer: Stage 2 high grade in Cancer

He started chemo last week. He will have 4 cycles of chemo. If lymph nodes shrink or hopefully are cleared of any cancer, he will then be a candidate for the bladder removal etc.

Oct 1, 2018 · Bladder pressure in Kidney & Bladder

Please see a urologist right away!! I don’t want to scare you but my husband just went through this.

Oct 1, 2018 · Bladder Cancer: Stage 2 high grade in Cancer

My husband’s stage 4 with cancer on regional and distant lymph nodes. In my opinion they are all regional lymph nodes but what do I know. Still waiting on insurance to start chemo.

Sep 30, 2018 · Bladder Cancer: Stage 2 high grade in Cancer

Thank you Colleen. They mentioned at Mayo Clinic that the stage might change pending results of pet scan.

Sep 29, 2018 · Bladder Cancer: Stage 2 high grade in Cancer

Thank you so much for your response. I am happy you are doing well after your treatment. Did you have spread to other organs and/or lymph nodes in pelvis or abdomen?

Sep 29, 2018 · Bladder Cancer: Stage 2 high grade in Cancer

My husband was just diagnosed with Stage 2 high grade bladder cancer. The cancer has invaded the muscle wall but had not gone though it. He had a cat scan which showed no spreading of the disease, in particular, lymph nodes unremarkable. We made the trip to the Mayo Clinic and the urologist noticed what he thought was an enlarged lymph node. The doctor suggested a pet scan. The pet scan was conducted and shows 4 suspicious hypermetobolic lymph nodes in the abdomen. Needless to say we are scared and very confused as we though it was stage 2 and could be cured. We are going through the process of starting chemo, doing all tests, insurance approval, etc. As we understand it, at this point, surgery can not be done to remove these nodes, since they are too deep in the abdomen. We were supposed do 4 chemo cycles and then have bladder and prostate removed. We have a follow up with oncologist in two days (Monday). Since this is the weekend and we found this out on Friday afternoon, we are left with so many questions. Has anyone experienced something similar?