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Bcg bladder cancer side effects

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Dr. P. T. Patil MD

my husband had his first (of 6) BCG treatment after removal of cancer in bladder. He got terrible ... wants to give him Gemzar for chemo bladder wash. What are the side effects and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. P. T. Patil ( Urologist)
Dr.  Deepak Sundriyal MD

My sister will be having BCG treatments for bladder cancer . Will her family and friends be exposed to the live tuberculosis bacteria? Should precautions be taken to not infect others? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepak Sundriyal ( Oncologist)
Dr. Deepak Sundriyal MD

I have bladder cancer and have been offered a choice of treatments: Bladder removal (with a stoma) or BCG treatment. What can I excpect in terms of symptoms and life expectancy if I refuse... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepak Sundriyal ( Oncologist)
Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

My husband will be starting the BCG treatment for bladder cancer . I understand that this is live bacteria. I babysit with 2 preschool children full time. Are there any risk to these 2 children. I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi MD

Good morning, being treated for bladder , urerter cancer at XXXXXXX inNY , I live in Ohio which ... together 3 rounds of BCG treatments , my lasted visit found positive for malignant cells , urothelial... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Dholariya Sagar Jayantilal MD

I have been diagnosed with bladder cancer - grade 4 tumors which were removed and had not invaded ... me what the side effects are and what to TRULY expect and is this the best treatment? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dholariya Sagar Jayantilal ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Hardik Sanghvi MD

i have been fighting bladder cancer for 10 years i have took BCG treatments (4 times once a week got sick waited 2months then 4 times once a week i got sick agin. but i have been cancer free for... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hardik Sanghvi ( Hematologist)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

Good Evening, My name is Aykanush, My husband is receiving a BCG treatment for his bladder cancer ... if it is a typical side effect or not. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Pranjal Kulshreshtha MD

Hi, I m diagnosed with Bladder cancer of 0 stage, papillary carcinoma non invasive low grade. Already 2 tumors been removed thru cystoscopy. I am under my bcg treatment. After 2nd bcg bn put ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pranjal Kulshreshtha ( Oncologist)
Dr. Priya MD

hi, I am getting BCG intravesicular tx for bladder cancer. I have mod-severe fatigue, which I understand is a side effect, but also, feel very shaky, trembly inside; sometimes, even have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priya ( Oncologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

hi,this is the regular protocol of treating bladder cancer,consult your doctor.

Dr.    Muhammad Ahmad MD

bladder cancer doesnt really occur in ur age,,,, urine test shows blood in balder cancer and cyctoscopy shows cancer

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Hi.Sorry to know about your Mother. If the cancer i extensive and this is the only treatment , removal is a must as this may be the only option to keep her alive for a longer duration.