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What to ask your doctor about treating early bladder cancer

Men and women discussing bladder cancer

Some questions you may want to ask your doctor

  • What stage is my bladder cancer and what does this mean?
  • What grade is my bladder cancer and what does this mean?
  • How do stage and grade affect the type of treatment I need?
  • Do I need any more treatment after my cystoscopy and treatment into the bladder?
  • What type of treatment do I need?
  • What are the short and long term side effects?
  • Is there any choice of treatment?
  • Which tests can show if my cancer has come back?
  • How likely is it that my cancer will come back?
  • How likely is it that my cancer will spread into the deeper layers of the bladder?
  • What will happen if my cancer comes back?
  • How often will I have follow up appointments and how long will they continue for?
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Updated: 11 May 2015