Diagnosed in 2011 at age 53 with muscle
In early May of 2011, I noticed blood in my. At first I thought this might be a sign of menopause. Then I recalled that a neighbor nine years earlier had thought that the blood in her was due to menopause, but actually was . With this on the back of my mind, I paid close attention to the blood in the and was fairly sure it was not . In addition, all my online searches always concluded with as a cause for blood in the .
I made an appointment with my internal medicine physician, who took atest and put me on antibiotics for a urinary tract infection (UTI). I have a history of UTIs. When the dipstick test was negative along with the culture, he repeated both tests. When the second tests yielded the same results, he referred me to a . I was diagnosed with high- muscle in June 2011.
I had aperformed in July 2011 and now have an Indiana pouch. I was very blessed that the cancer had not spread to the lymph nodes and was just beginning to invade the muscle. I have been cancer free since my ! I am so thankful for the wonderful doctors who were quick to diagnose me and took such wonderful care of me. I would also like to let women know that if they take early action the outcome is wonderful and that there are options such as the and Indiana pouch which gives a person the they had before the diagnosis. I do all activities I did before my diagnosis, my life has not changed except that I appreciate things much more and I have been lucky to have met some wonderful people through the experience. My message to other women is that if you see blood in your take action!