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Had my 2nd bcg infusion, so far so good. no side effects yet
Hi @396camaross , starting BCG can sure be stressful, especially when you aren’t sure what to expect. How did your first treatment go last Tuesday?
We’re thankful you came to this community for answers. I’d like to point you to our article, “Before, During & After BCG: What to Expect”: https://bladdercancer.net/living/expect-bcg-treatment/.…
Noel, appreciate you sharing. Hope you are well.
Hi @pixie91, that sure does seem like a shocking experience! It sounds like you’ve been going through a lot lately, with the tumors and switching doctors. How has the BCG been going so far? We know pain and fear can be difficult to cope with…trust me when I say you are not alone. Your ability to stay positive against all odds is inspiring to me.…
@reet75, thanks for coming back to update how you’re doing. I’m sorry to hear about your pain after broken hip 🙁 Glad that you are satisfied with your choices. Best wishes for wellness! We are here for you. -Sarah (BladderCancer.net Team Member)
Sorry to hear you’re not feeling well, @oreo15oreo. Anything you want to share about? -Sarah (BladderCancer.net Team Member)
Hi @deaconbrad – Welcome, we’re glad to have you in this group. Congrats on your survivorship! BCG is a commonly talked about treatment in this group so you’ve come to the right place with your questions. Effectiveness of BCG can vary from person to person, and side effects can include irritation, fatigue and cramps. Others may be able to share…
Just joined group today. 2 1/2 state 0 bladder cancer survivor. 4 surgeries, now doc wants to consider BCG Treatment. Effective? Side effects? Other options?
I have 6 grandchildren I would like to see grow up.
Hi, just joined today. 2 1/2 year bladder cancer stage 0 survivor. 4 surgeries. Now doc wants to talk about BCG Treatment. Is this a common treatment? How effective? Side effects? Thanks
Sorry for late reply.
I’m doing ok over a year now since I was diagnosed.
I have ostio arthritis multi joints have had this for years but since the broken hip in a lot more pain.
I am still happy I refused treatment,I now have patches to help with pain.
Best wishes to all x