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  • SSDI and germ cell tumors

    Just to put it out there. Social Security has deemed TC more specifically germ cell tumors to be a "CAL" condition. In a nut shell you dont have to jump thru a million hoops to receive SSDI. With that being said it should take no more than 6 to 8 weeks to start getting SSDI. Its actually pretty simple. You call and can do a phone interview. You fill out the questionaire on line. Print off the Doctors medical form he or she fills it out you fax or email it back. Thats pretty much it, there is no social Security medical appointment to go too. Hence the CAL condition. Compassionate allowance " CAL" If anyone has questions let me know I did it and it was pretty simple.
    Jan 2012- U/S mass in Left testicle
    Feb 2012- I/O performed to remove cancer
    Mar 1,2012- pathology pure seminoma
    Mar 7, 2012 PET SCAN stage IIa
    April 2012 Mayo clinic carbolite.
    May 2012 carbolite failed, started BEP x3
    August 7th 2012- BEP complete
    April 2013 CT/PET show relapse
    May 2013 RPLND
    Aug 2013 Relapse again Started VIeP x2
    Oct 2013 HDC AUTOLOGOUS
    Dec 2013 HDC completed CT/PETSCAN 1.1 cm x .8 cm right lower lung lobe
    Feb 2014 confirmed false positive all clear FINALLY !
    Jan 2015 1 year cancer free Pet/CT scan
    Jan 2016 2 years cancer free "Pet/CT scan
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