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Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer in UK is a condition that affects a very small percentage of both men and women but the post treatment prognosis is improving year on year. Plus hospitals in the UK are working around the clock to advance and improve all the services relative to inpatient care and the outpatient care on offer by the NHS is advanced as any on offer anywhere in the world.

Dealing with Bladder Cancer

All people deal and react to the constant up and downs of life in many different ways. But what is always relevant is that no matter how bad things may appear to be at any one given time – there will always be someone somewhere experiencing much more critical health crisis issues. So how does one deal with a health crisis, you must condition and train your mind to turn every negative in the treatment and recuperation process into a positive. Why? Simple when you are in a permanent ‘positive’ mindset it is likely those positive vibes will transcend throughout your body. Let us look deeper into this philosophy if you have cancer that is a negative and if you introduce another negative that is a mind that is loaded full of worry how will the cancer react most likely by saying welcome! It is simple negatives are partners you will not beat bladder cancer with a negative mindset. But here is the good news if you attack the tumor and/or tumors with a positive treatment and follow exactly your doctor’s directives along with your positive mindset the chances are the cancer will leave your body!

UK Bladder Cancer Statistics

  • 7,284 new cases for UK  men in 2007.

  • 2,807 new cases for UK  women in 2007.

  • Number of deaths 3,273 per 100,000 UK men in 2008.

  • Number of deaths 1,729 per 100,000 UK women in 2008.

  • One-year survival rate for men 2005 77 Percent.

  • One-year survival rate for women 2005 66 Percent.

  • Five-year survival rate for men 2001 to 2006 57 Percent.

  • Five-year survival rate for women 2001 to 2006 47 Percent.

  • Ten-year predicted survival rate for men and women average 48.9 Percent.

Bladder Cancer Symptoms

Include but not limited to:

  • Burning sensation when passing urine.
  • Desire and need to pass urine frequently.
  • Wanting  to urinate but not being able to pass urine.
  • Pelvis pain.
  • Blood in urine.

Any of these symptoms refer to your GP for prognosis

Typical UK Treatment Analogy

  • Removal of the tumour.
  • Immediate Chemotherapy.
  • Further chemotherapy and/or immunotherapy.
  • Repeat outpatient checkups.

Post Treatment the Future

The future will be much better than the past for those in any doubt ask Lance Armstrong.

Medical Legend

  • NHS – meaning – National Health Service.

  • GP – meaning – General Practitioner.

  • Bladder Cancer – meaning - Cancer of the Urinary Bladder.

  • Lance Armstrong – meaning -  in 1996 Armstrong was riddled with cancer which started in his testicles then quickly spread throughout his body and up into his brain. Lance was at deaths door and was given the last rites. But the cancer had one final opponent the teak hard positive mindset of this cycling legend and the mind saw off the cancer which capitulated and died away. Armstrong was back and went on to win the Tour de France a record seven times.