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Possible after BEPx3, relapse with bone Mets?

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  • #16
    Did they say anything about the overall relapse rate?


    • #17
      Yes. Dr .Cary at IU said that my son has 5% possibilities cancer returning.
      Son Ran, 24 years old, 25th May 2018 diagnosed NSGCT. 28th May 2018 right orchiectomy. Pathology:50% EC, 30% Teratoma,20% Yolk sac. CTs: 1 retroperitoneal lymph node 0.7mm Tumor markers: AFP 497, bhcg 19, LDH normal Normalized after R/O. Stage 1, surveillance 17th September 2018, Bhcg elevated up to 5.6 AFP and LDH normal, CT stable. 4th November bhcg up to 28, AFP and LDH normal. BEPx3 started and 2nd January 2019 BEP finished with Tumor markers normalized. 13th February 2019 CT scan showed 1 retroperitoneal lymph node enlarged up to 1.1 cm with normal tumor markers. RPLND : 03/14 2019@IU Dr.Cary Pathology report: one lymph node from 57 is Teretoma .Back to surveillance 05/02/19 Blood work all normal

      08/23/2019 Bloodwork, Abdomen CT and Chest X-ray all normal


      • #18
        My son and his illness are very similar. 50% teratoma 45% embryonel carsinoma 45% yolk sheet RPLND after 3 curing bep.. 46 lymph nodes. Pathology teratoma.


        • #19
          I'm a little late to this post, but for those of you commenting on bone mets, my husband had them, but they have resolved (post lots of chemo).