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Bladder Cancer – Conventional with Non-Conventional

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“The aim of treating Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC) is avoid the loss of the bladder and to prevent recurrence and progression to muscle-invasive disease”

I have two friends who have been diagnosed with BC and now live without a bladder. It can be done but I would encourage you to do everything you can to keep your bladder if you have been diagnosed with NMIBC.

 

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While the two articles linked and excerpted below provide a good overview of TURBT, cystectomy, etc. as a cancer survivor I would like to add evidence-based, non-conventional BC therapies.

Curcumin, Resveratrol, Green Tea Extract and other antioxidants all have been shown by research to kill bladder cancer.  I supplement with all three of these antioxidants and though my cancer is different from BC, I believe that my long-term remission is due in part to my non-toxic, anti-cancer lifestyle.

I take Life Extension Super BioCurumin, Resveratrol and Mega Green Tea Extract.

Have you been diagnosed with bladder cancer? If so, what stage? If you are interested in learning more about evidence-based, non-toxic therapies for bladder cancer, please scroll down the page, post a question or comment and I will reply to you ASAP.

Thank you,

David Emerson

  • Cancer Survivor
  • Cancer Coach
  • Director PeopleBeatingCancer

Recommended Reading:

Bladder Cancer- “No Sex Drive/no Desire for Sex at All…”

Nutrition Research and The Cancer Survivor’s Diet

Stress, Sleeplessness and Cancer


Control of Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Recurrence With TURBT and Beyond

“The aim of treating NMIBC is avoid the loss of the bladder and to prevent recurrence and progression to muscle-invasive disease…”

Foremost is to counsel smokers with confirmed bladder cancer to stop smoking…”

Following TURBT, intra-vesicle instillation and monitoring are employed to prevent recurrence or to control low-risk lesions. Although many drugs are under investigation, including valrubicin, gemcitabine, taxanes, interferon, and apaziquone (EOquin; Qapzola), the standard chemotherapy currently used is mytomycin C, with alternate choices of epirubicin (Ellence) or doxorubicin (Adriamycin)…

“There is no optimal intravascular treatment because there is no one type of NMIBC or one type of patient; several approaches are being used.”

Intra-vesicle immunotherapy may also be used in early-stage NMIBC, which consists of directly inserting the live Bacillus Chalmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine into the bladder through a catheter, causing cells of the immune system to converge on the bladder and be activated by the BCG to attack the bladder cancer cells. Although BCG can be used for long-term maintenance, its use may be limited by unavailability or patient intolerance…”

Bladder Cancer: Treatment Options

“This section tells you the treatments that are the standard of care for this type of cancer. “Standard of care” means the best treatments known. When making treatment plan decisions, patients are encouraged to consider clinical trials as an option…”

 

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Brittany Madden says a few months ago

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    David Emerson says a few months ago

    Hi Brittany-

    I talk to MM patients frequently about the idea of a clinical trial. I do not steer them in any one direction or another mainly because their oncologist may do this. The bigger cancer institutions such as MDA, DF, etc. have their own trials going all the time.

    Thanks for reaching out.

    David Emerson

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