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  • All clear 20.5 months post chemo!

    Feels good to not need to worry about that for a while!
    3/29/17 Diagnosed 100% Embryonal 4/10/17 Left I/O CT scan shows a few suspicious lymph (biggest 1.9 cm) 5/8/17 - 7/3/17 3xBEP 7/20/17 CT Scan Clear, AFP has uptick to 19 8/16/17 AFP Drops in half to 10, ALL CLEAR! 3/20/19 All clears up to here!

  • #2
    That’s great!!! How was your chemo experience?

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    • #3
      Mine seemed different than others. My worst cycle was number 1 when everything crashed and seemed to get easier each cycle. I had to start taking pills for heart burn after cycle one and my pic line got clots so I had to do self injections twice a day to help with that.
      3/29/17 Diagnosed 100% Embryonal 4/10/17 Left I/O CT scan shows a few suspicious lymph (biggest 1.9 cm) 5/8/17 - 7/3/17 3xBEP 7/20/17 CT Scan Clear, AFP has uptick to 19 8/16/17 AFP Drops in half to 10, ALL CLEAR! 3/20/19 All clears up to here!

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      • #4
        Glad to read this news. Nearly two years milestone.. happy for you. 1mm really should not worry about it, it is just measuring issue!

        Best wishes to you.

        Amy, Ran’s mom
        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

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        • #5
          Great news! I have a chest X-ray coming up in about a month and I have my 2 year ct scan in October so we are right around the same timeline. Congrats!!

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          • #6
            glad to hear the great news!

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