Troy Mikell – Bladder Cancer Survivor Visit to learn more about Troy Mikell's battle against transitional cell carcinoma. Troy Mikell shares his story about being treated for stage III transitional cell carcinoma, a type of bladder cancer, at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA). Mikell talks about his diagnosis in 2004 and his decision to come to CTCA to receive treatment for his rare form of cancer. At CTCA, he was treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy along with integrative oncology services such as nutrition therapy, naturopathic medicine and pain management to help him tolerate the treatments and reduce pain.