Your Relationships and Bladder Cancer

Last updated: March 2021

Romantic relationships, friendships, and family ties can all change when a life changing diagnosis like bladder cancer enters the picture. These relationships can grow and become stronger, or they can introduce unexpected challenges. This month, we wanted to put the spotlight on relationships and bladder cancer and hear from you!

How did your loved ones respond to your diagnosis? Did you get the help and support that you needed during your bladder cancer journey? Did bladder cancer or its treatments have an effect on sex and intimacy? Did you form any new relationships as a result of your cancer?

No matter how your relationships grew or changed, it’s important to remember that you’re never alone. There is a whole community here to support you!

Do you want to share about your relationships? Below are some ways to tell your story and read about others who share similar experiences.

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