Six things to avoid when supporting a cancer caregiver

Posted by The Cxbladder Team on Sep 17, 2018 11:57:05 AM

Caring for someone with cancer is a very difficult job, and many people who do it are unpaid. Sometimes friends and family want to support caregivers, but they don’t know what to do. Here are six things to consider if you are helping a loved one through their caregiving journey.

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Topics: Caregivers, Tips, Bladder cancer

Bladder Cancer Key Facts: Watch the video

Posted by The Cxbladder Team on Sep 11, 2018 8:52:26 AM

Bladder cancer is the 6th most common cancer in the USA. In 2018, over 81,000 people will be diagnosed for the first time. Find out more key facts about bladder cancer in this informative video.

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Topics: Video, Cxbladder, Bladder cancer, Infographic

Women, recurring UTIs and bladder cancer

Posted by The Cxbladder Team on Jul 9, 2018 7:38:09 PM

Bladder cancer is often thought of as a disease that affects older men. It is true that bladder cancer is most common in men aged over 55 years, and that men are about 3 to 4 times more likely to get bladder cancer than women. In an online bladder health quiz conducted by Cxbladder in conjunction with International Women’s Day, fewer than half of the 606 respondents knew that bladder cancer is more common in men than women.

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Topics: Cxbladder, bladder cancer signs, Hematuria, Tips, Women and Bladder Cancer, UTI

What causes blood in urine?

Posted by The Cxbladder Team on Jul 4, 2018 6:36:41 PM

If you see blood in your urine (hematuria) you are not alone. Up to 1 in every 5 people in the general population has hematuria. Sometimes, there is enough blood to change the color of the urine to orange, pink or, less often, darker red. While in many cases the cause is harmless, blood in urine can indicate something serious, like bladder cancer.

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Topics: Urine, Hematuria, Symptoms, Bladder cancer, Blood in urine

Talking to Children About Bladder Cancer

Posted by The Cxbladder Team on May 17, 2018 4:32:09 PM

When you live with bladder cancer either as a patient or caregiver, you will have to do many difficult things for the first time - like explaining to a child that their loved one has cancer. There are many excellent resources available to help you through this.

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Topics: Patient Perspective, Tips, Caregivers, Bladder cancer

Bladder Cancer: Key Facts 2018

Posted by The Cxbladder Team on May 11, 2018 1:14:17 PM

Did you know that bladder cancer is the 6th most common cancer in the USA? In 2018 alone, more than 81,000 people will be diagnosed with the disease and over 17,000 patients will die from it. May is bladder cancer awareness month and we've compiled some of the key facts for you to share with your friends and family.

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Topics: Bladder cancer, Symptoms, Infographic

Cancer Caregivers: 5 Ways to Look After Yourself

Posted by The Cxbladder Team on May 7, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Caring for a loved one with cancer can be both daunting and rewarding. One thing for sure, looking after your own physical and mental health is crucial as a caregiver. Read on to find out about five ways to look after yourself.   

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Topics: Caregivers, Bladder cancer

Worried about blood in your urine?

Posted by The Cxbladder Team on May 1, 2018 8:04:35 PM

Seeing blood in your urine can be very frightening. There are many possible reasons for blood in the urine, not all of them a cause for concern. It is best to see your doctor to determine the reason for the bleeding.

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Topics: Urine, Hematuria, Symptoms, Bladder cancer, Blood in urine

Liquid Gold: Urine Uses Through the Ages

Posted by The Cxbladder Team on Mar 23, 2018 11:29:20 AM

We know that human urine has been used as an indicator of health for millenia, but did you know that it has had many varied and surprising uses through time? Here are some of the ways it has been used through time:

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Topics: Urine, Infographic

Women & Bladder Cancer: A Patient Perspective

Posted by Kerri Morris on Mar 16, 2018 3:54:09 PM

Cancer is an alienating disease for everyone for so many reasons. And for those of us who are women with bladder cancer, the alienation is compounded by having a man’s disease that is treated in a man’s world.

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Topics: Women and Bladder Cancer

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