Bladder Cancer Diagnosis Journey

Last updated: July 2018

A bladder cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and surprising. You might be feeling a wide range of emotions, unsure about what to do next. It's normal to have a lot of questions, wondering how to tell others about it or how your life might change. It is so important to come together and support one another through every step of the bladder cancer journey.

This month's spotlight is on the bladder cancer diagnosis journey. Below are some ways to share about your journey and read about others.

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Hearing That You Have Cancer
By Noel Forrest - October 18, 2017
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My Diagnosis Story
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Understanding Your Pathology Report
By Editorial Team - October 31, 2017
Getting a bladder cancer diagnosis can be scary and surprising. The words used by your doctor may be confusing; the medical terms may not be familiar to you...READ MORE

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