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  • #16
    Mine started to go back up after the second week, slowly but they went up
    26 Cleveland, OH
    3/01/17 - Found lump on right testicle
    4/21/17 - Went to ER. 4x3.7x2.5 cm tumor in right testicle
    4/22/17- Pre/op LDH 194, AFP 41, HCG 46, CT scan clear, X-ray clear
    4/27/17 - Right I/O. Non-seminoma with LVI. 70% EC, 20% Yolk Sac, 10% Teratoma
    5/16/17 - Markers normalize, CT clear. Stage 1B
    5/22/17 - Start 1xBEP


    • #17
      I've just got my blood results. I am finally ok with my neutrofile levels and all that.

      I am bald, mostly. I feel nothing bad yet. I may have some very mild neutropenia in my thumbs tip.
      03/28/2017 - felt a tiny lump on my right testicle
      03/29/2017 - urology, ultra sound confirmation of tumour
      04/03/2017 - MRI abdomen/pelivis, 0.8/0.8/0.75 tumour confirmed, on upper pole of testicle, no lymph node enlarged
      04/03/2017 - blood markers normal.
      04/19/2017 - orchiectomy of the right testicle
      05/08/2017 - histopatology: 0.7/0.7/0.6 tumour, embryonal carcinoma, invasion of albugineea, LVI+ near albugineea. Spermatic cord not invaded. Associated lesions with seminoma in-situ. T2N0
      05/19/2017 - CT pelvis/abdomen/toracal , no metastasis, no adenopaties -> stage 1b
      06/11/2017 - MRI pelvis/abdomen for a restage, still no enlarged nodes, blood markers normal.
      06/13/2017 - started adjuvant 1xBEP


      • #18
        Glad you are doing ok
        Son Grant
        dx 12/21/16 at age 17

        BEP x3
        Post Chemo CT Scan on 3/28/17 still showed a few nodes over 2 cm
        2nd Post Chemo CT Scan on 4/27/17 showed all nodes still over 2cm
        Post Chemo RPLND 5/8/17: Periaortic Teratoma, Intraaorticaval Teratoma, and Paracaval Teratoma found.