My ultrasound showed a 1.3 by 1.4 cm solid nodule in the posterior wall of my urinary bladder. My urologist has advised a cystoscopy. He says that he will remove the nodule completely. The nodule can either be a blood clot, or it can be a tumor. If this is a tumor and a cancerous one: a) what is likelihood that the cystoscopy will allow the complete removal of this nodule? b) what is the risk if a portion of the nodule is not removed? Could it cause the cancer tumor to spread more rapidly? c) what is the risk that the removal of the nodule will cause a hole in my urinary bladder?
The nodule was discovered due to an ultrasound that was made after a urinary tract infection that was accompanied by fresh blood bleeding. There were no prior Uti except for one mayby 15 years ago.
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