Lifting the lid on bladder cancer support

Bladder cancer is a painful and sometimes life-threatening condition that patients can find difficult to talk about, with many becoming homebound as they cope with debilitating side effects such as incontinence. As with prostate and other male cancers, the majority of support and care is taken by the wife, spouse or an immediate family member. The responsibility and burden of the couple’s combined cancer ‘journey’ has been explored by researchers in nursing and medicine at Flinders University.
Source: EurekaAlert, https://www.eurekalert.org