1. One of my brothers has been diagnosed with it. [​IMG] This morning he is going to have it scraped/ burnt/ removed and a chemo treatment. Not only that but they are going thru the "you know what" to get to the bladder - It makes me hurt just thinking about it. Being the good little brother that I am I sent him a copy of the song by Frank Zappa "why does it hurt when I pee".

    Please take moment and wish him well.

    Thanks
    Steve
     
  2. calicokat

    calicokat Songster

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    Sending prayers for a successful procedure his way! (and crossing my legs, just thinking about it - yikes!)
     
  3. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Prayers for a complete recovery for your brother.
     
  4. turney31

    turney31 Songster

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    Prayers.
     
  5. coloradochick

    coloradochick Songster

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    Hey that's what younger siblings are for right? [​IMG] Hopefully you brought a smile to his face during a scary time for him. Prayers and healing thoughts to your brother.
     
  6. cmjust0

    cmjust0 Songster

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    Here's hoping everything goes well. [​IMG]

    Not sure this is helpful to know or anything, but it might be....a friend of mine had bladder cancer, and they actually inoculated his bladder with tuberculosis as part of the cure.

    The TB infection basically just SCORCHED the inside of his bladder, to the point that it began to slough off.. The sloughing took the cancer with it. Then they just had to cure the infection, which they did without too much trouble.

    He's been cancer free for decades now. [​IMG]
     
  7. Caught early it's highly curable. Good for him for seeing about his symptoms early on. Wishing him...and you...the very best outcome. Prayers said!!
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Sending your brother my best wishes. [​IMG]
     
  9. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

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    Good luck to your brother - my dad has been dealing with bladder/kidney cancer for years. I hope he does great [​IMG]
     
  10. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Steve, I'm sorry to hear this news. I hope they've caught it in its early stages! My thoughts are with him, you, and your families.
     

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