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  • Self-examination: more harm than good?

    This GP from the UK seems to think so!!!

    Link to BMJ
    I/O Feb 09
    4 x BEP completed May 09
    RPLND March 10
    Markers normal since end of Chemo.
    Latest CT scan clear.

  • #2
    that Rhian Sugden add was great. up until she pulled out her testicles. still, if hot girls had told me to check my balls i might still have hair on my head
    Kick testicular cancer in the balls
    9/2010 Pure Embryonal Carcinoma
    10/2010 right orchiectomy
    6/2011 HCG up to 300 6/27/2011 3XBEP
    7/2011 HCG up to 1500
    8/2011 HCG down to 6
    8/25/2011 mass in abdomen
    9/23/2011 RPLND
    11/2011 HCG up to 37 masses in lungs and lymphnodes 11/2011 1X TIP
    12/2011 HCG up to 400
    12/2011-1/2012 2x HDC carbo/etopiside with Dr. Einhorn 3/2012-5/29/2012 50mg oral etopiside
    1/2012-present HCG >0.5


    • #3
      I think what this doctor is missing is that if you don't have a good idea of what they feel like when they are normal, you won't know what is abnormal.
      Jan, 1975: Right I/O, followed by RPLND
      Dec, 2009: Left I/O, followed by 3xBEP