Jennifer Balzano, bladder cancer patient story [Long Form Version] One day, Jennifer Balzano was leading a normal, healthy life as a wife and mother; the next, she was facing a new challenge: a bladder cancer diagnosis. Working with a team of cancer experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), Jennifer chose a surgical option that removed the cancer and used her own tissue to create a new bladder. Now 42, Jennifer is back to enjoying life with her husband and three young daughters. Watch the video to hear Jennifer describe in her own words her journey from diagnosis to treatment. To learn more about bladder cancer and treatment options, visit Visit for more cancer patient stories.