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About mynameisjanie

I am simply the female half of our relationship who adores her husband and am working hard to keep winning against his tendency to have bladder cancer tumors.

A tumor is back…but it’s still good news.

My dear husband started to see blood in his urine here or there over the past coupla months. We weren’t worried at first, because when you are susceptible to bladder tumors, you have to do regular invasive “lookies” by the doctor to … Continue reading

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A joyous Veterans Day! Husband is still free from bladder cancer!!

The love of my life just had a followup appointment for a Cystoscopy. For those reading this for the first time, it’s a way for the doctor to look inside his bladder, examining every inch of his bladder interior. And … Continue reading

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All one can do is CELEBRATE!! Bladder Cancer did NOT win!

The good news starts out like this: Nearly a year ago in September 2014, I wrote here that it took a year before his bladder tumors came back again. That was good news since before that, they reappeared every six … Continue reading

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2015: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly that I am going to create

When I last wrote last September 2014, I explained the good news–we had kept his bladder tumors at bay for a year! Considering how insidious all this is, that was good news. Granted, he did have a small tumor sitting … Continue reading

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A tumor is back….but the good news is that it took a year. New tweaks ahead.

Today was my husband’s six month checkup/endoscopy. I say six months because last March, he tripped on an icy hill, hit his kidney area, saw blood in his urine, and wondered. But a scope showed no tumors. So it’s actually … Continue reading

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As we approach approximately 11 months since his last bladder cancer recurrence….

….here is a study showing why bladder cancer patients might want to consider selenium: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(06)70862-2/abstract Cheers to being cancer free!!

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So far, so good!! He’s still free of Bladder Cancer!!

I think we found the magic bullet(s) against my dear husband’s bladder cancer! As of today, June 26th, 2014, it’s been about 10 months since he last found himself with bleeding in his urine aka the 4th return of bladder cancer. And … Continue reading

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