Liz's Bladder Cancer Story: Misdiagnosed at the Emergency Room
By Editorial Team
3 min read
Last updated: June 2020
The Editorial Team at bladdercancer.net is highlighting people in the bladder cancer community. We talked to Liz who shares how she was diagnosed with bladder cancer.
Liz looks at the camera
Liz's bladder cancer story
At around age 38, I gradually began experiencing urinary issues – urgency, increased frequency, nocturnal accidents and bladder spasms.
I presented to a local emergency room several times as I was without insurance at the time and I did not have an established PCP to go to. I was brushed off with very little testing as “Oh, you just have a UTI or bladder infection. Here’s some meds. Come back if it doesn’t go away.”
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