bladder cancer

Learn more about bladder cancer and the physical signs

By Ask the Doctors • March 16, 2022

“I’m old, I’ve been spending a lot of time at the doctor’s and that’s why I’m here,” says Judy Leach, chuckling as she talks about what brought her to the Clark Urology Center at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “I had bladder cancer, but now it’s gone so I’m [...]

By uclahealth • August 5, 2017

Neo-bladder Surgery- Just days before his 59th birthday, John Hottinger found specs of blood in his urine. Since he worked for an insurance agency, he asked a friend at work to book him in with an internist. After the tests, he received the phone call from the doctor who told him to come in and bring his wife.

By uclahealth • July 19, 2012

Looking back Adam Schaffer now 50 years old and a proud bladder cancer survivor who was treated at UCLA, reflects on that fateful day five years ago when his then six-year old son kneed him in the groin on Thanksgiving Day.

By uclahealth • July 19, 2012

Neo-bladder Surgery Mark Felling is an aerospace engineer and an avid backpacker. He is healthy, never smoked, works out regularly, but within a week that all changed in July 2008.

By uclahealth • July 19, 2012

Two summers ago just before a trip back to her native country South Africa, Sally Dansey, 57, noticed blood in her urine and she suffered from painful urination.

By uclahealth • July 19, 2012

Adam Schaffer is convinced his then six-year-old son, Hayden, saved his life. It was Thanksgiving weekend in 2005 and the Schaffers were visiting his parents near San Diego. The Friday after the feast, Schaffer and Hayden were wrestling around on the couch when the boy shot his father a [...]

By uclahealth • November 1, 2011