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Some people who are living with bladder cancer find bladder cancer support groups to be helpful. In bladder cancer support groups, patients and their family members get together to share what they have learned about coping with the disease and the effects of cancer. Bladder cancer support groups may offer support in person, over the phone, or on the Internet.

Bladder Cancer Support: An Overview

Living with bladder cancer is not easy, and some people find that they need help coping with the emotional and practical aspects of their disease.
 

Bladder Cancer Support Groups

Some people with bladder cancer find bladder cancer support groups to be helpful. In these groups, patients or their family members get together to share what they have learned about coping with the disease and the effects of bladder cancer treatment. Bladder cancer support groups may offer support in person, over the telephone, or on the Internet.
 

Bladder Cancer Support From Your Healthcare Providers

People with bladder cancer may worry about:
 
  • Caring for their families
  • Keeping their jobs
  • Continuing daily activities
  • Bladder cancer treatments
  • Managing side effects, hospital stays, and medical bills.
     
Doctors, nurses, and other members of the healthcare team can answer bladder cancer questions about treatment, working, or other activities.
 

Bladder Cancer Support: Using Other Counselors

Meeting with a social worker, counselor, or member of the clergy can be helpful to those who want to talk about their feelings or discuss their concerns. Often, a social worker can suggest resources for financial aid, transportation, home care, or emotional support.
 
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