This podcast is part of the Bladder Cancer Caregivers Podcast series, a series to help provide more understanding and guidance for people impacted by bladder cancer, to include friends, family and caregivers. Our guest is Dr. Frank Sloan, a bladder cancer survivor who speaks openly about his journey, emotions, support and strategies of bladder cancer as a way to showcase one's self-care. The goal of this podcast is to help patients and caregivers learn about the importance of self-care and building a support system from the personal experience of a bladder cancer survivor.
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0:57 - Introduction
1:40 - Experience with symptoms and getting diagnosed with bladder cancer
5:52 - Emotional aspect of getting bladder cancer after prostate cancer
6:40 - Experience of treatment and recovery with bladder cancer
8:07 - Getting involved with a bladder cancer support group
11:54 - Things learned from others at support groups
13:18 - Caregiver presence at support groups
17:26 - Self-care dealing with anxiety around follow up appointments
18:17 - Things learned about himself and about those who supported him
20:37 - Advice for patients and caregivers
Patient resources provided through the generous support of Seagen and Astellas.
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November 10, 2022
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