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Helpful Links

Information about bladder cancer, its symptoms and treatment options:

American Cancer Society

American Society for Clinical Oncology

Bladder Cancer Patient Resource Guide

Urology Care Foundation (The Official Foundation of the American Urological Association)

National Cancer Institute

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

H.E.A.L Well Nutrition Guide

Bladder Cancer Webcafe

The Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute

American Physical Therapy Association
(Pelvic floor physical therapy – search under “Women’s health”. Men can use this too but need to ask if the practitioner also treats men.)

Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society

Support Services for Cancer Survivors:

Cancer Care

Cancer Support Community

Bladder Cancer Canada

Firefighters Cancer Support Network

The Livestrong Foundation

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

Patient Advocate Foundation 

Resource Guide for College Students Living with Chronic Health Issues

Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts

United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc.

National Cancer Institute Office of Cancer Survivorship

Recommended Reading:

AfterShock—What To Do When the Doctor Gives You – or Someone You Love—a Devastating Diagnosis, Jessie Gruman, PhD., 2007

Back To Life: A Bladder Cancer Journey,  Frank Sadowski, 2015

Bladder Cancer: A Resource Guide for Patients and Their Families 1st Edition, Gary N. Duntez M.D., 2014

Medifocus Guidebook on: Bladder Cancer, 2014

Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Bladder Cancer, 1st Edition, Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD PhD, 2011

The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Bladder Cancer (Cleveland Clinic Guides),Derek Raghava M.D, 2010

The Guide to Living with Bladder Cancer, Mark P. Schoenberg, M.D., 2000

The Total Cancer Wellness Guide; Reclaiming Your Life After Diagnosis, The Wellness Community, 2012

We Call Our Stoma “Sparky” – Survival tips for those who care for ileal conduit-ers, Wendy K. Shelton, 2015, Click here to view a copy.

100 Questions & Answers About Bladder Cancer, Pamela Ellsworth, MD., Brett Carswell, M.D., 2011