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Managing bladder cancer
About 10,000 people are diagnosed with bladder cancer every year in the UK. In this blog, we explore the symptoms and explain the importance of getting the right information and treatment if you are diagnosed with the condition.
23 February 2024
Wings and wheels
Life took a dramatic downturn when Rebecca received multiple diagnoses in her early 30s. But 45 surgeries later, things are looking up – quite literally! Read Rebecca’s story of triumph over adversity and why the sky’s the limit now that she’s finding her ‘new normal’.
30 January 2024
Living life to its fullest
With resilience in her DNA and support along the way, Donna went from needing lifesaving surgery to living life to its fullest, from kayaking to going on safari. As a UA volunteer, she’s using her experience to support others as they adapt to life wearing a bag.
8 January 2024
Two bags for life
Laura was given just two weeks to live following diagnosis of a rare, advanced bladder cancer. In this blog, she shares how the only option to save her life involved two ostomies: an ileal conduit (urostomy) and a colostomy, and what this means to her day to day life.
22 December 2023
Three simple steps to preventing leakage
Jose Caeiro is a community Stoma Nurse in Cambridgeshire, working for Hollister. In this blog he gives three simple steps on how to prevent urostomy leakage - finding the right fit, achieving a secure seal and establishing a good skincare routine.
21 December 2023