Bladder removal is the gold standard of care for some patients with bladder cancer. A urinary diversion is created to help remove urine from the body. Though most patients live well with this new way of eliminating urine, there may be issues that require further intervention. Join Drs. Anne Schuckman and Kamal Pohar along with patients to learn more about common issues related to managing urinary diversions.
Register now to:
1) Understand the common long-term concerns for managing issues related to stoma care and renal function.
2) Increase your understanding about how to manage nutrition issues that impact the function of a urinary diversion.
3) Learn about ureteral strictures, prolapse and hernias that can sometimes happen with urinary diversions.
Featuring Dr. Anne Schuckman, MD from the Keck/USC School of Medicine and Dr. Kamal Pohar, MD from The Ohio State University James Cancer Center and BCAN Patient Advocates