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  • Yes! All clear!!

    I just got back from kaiser and this was my first visit post chemo. He said things couldn't look any better, markers normal, X-ray clear and CT clear!! What a relief. I go back in 2 months but for now it's party time. Life is good.

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    Awesome man! Keep those all clears coming, stay on top of your surveillance schedule. Let cancer know you beat it, everyday!
    sigpic
    Diagnosed 4/17/08
    Right orchiectomy 4/18/08
    Pure choriocarcinoma; HCG 715,000; lungs, lymphnodes, liver, and random other places
    4X VIP chemo at IU with Dr. Einhorn 4/25/08-7/4/08
    HCG down to 7.2 10/28/08
    HCG back up to 198 12/29/08
    1 X PVB 1/2/09-1/6/09
    2 X HDC w/ stem cell rescue 2/4/09-3/14/09
    Follow-up with Dr. Einhorn 4/22/09
    HCG 1.2
    3 rounds, 21 days, twice daily, VP-16 50mg 4/24/09-7/10/09

    http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/johncovell

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Chukarboy View Post
      I just got back from kaiser and this was my first visit post chemo. He said things couldn't look any better, markers normal, X-ray clear and CT clear!! What a relief. I go back in 2 months but for now it's party time. Life is good.
      Great news! Wishing you the best.
      11/21 Diagnosis
      - EC 45%, Yolk Sac 40%, Teratoma 14%, Sematoma 1% w/ LVI
      - CT no remote mets, RPLNs largest 4.2cm, few <1cm, Liver/Kidneys/Lungs/Brain CLEAR!

      11/25 - Left I/O AFP:2715,HCG:503,LDH:289
      12/8 - Post I/O AFP:855,HCG:304,LDH:NORMAL!
      2/20 - 3xBEP DONE! AFP:5.8 HCG:<1
      4/15 - RPLND Residual Necrosis/Teratoma removed
      http://takingcancerdownoneballatatime.blogspot.com/

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      • #4
        Great news!!! What a feeling. Good for you.
        Doug

        "There's no dollar sign, on a piece of mind, this I've come to know" Zac Brown Band

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        • #5
          Good news!

          Awesome!!! Hoping for many more clears to come...
          03/16/2012 Ultrasound Diagnosis TC (Tumor 5.5 cm)
          03/22/2012 Right I/O Pre-IO markers normal
          03/28/2012 Pathology Classic pure Seminoma, pT1/N?/M0/S0
          04/05/2012 CT Scan--Clear? (single 1.2 cm node External iliac)
          05/03/2012 PET Scan CLEAR. All markers Normal.
          05/04/2012 1 X CARBOPLATIN INFUSION (Chemo Lite)
          09/02/2012 CT All Clear! (1 cm External Illiac Node)
          04/04/2013 CT All Clear!

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          • #6
            Those words from your Doctor are what we all long to hear!! Congrats on the great news and you should go celebrate!!

            Diane
            Cook/Maid/Chauffeur/ATM Machine/Personal Asst. to Austin

            12/07/11 I/O AFP: 291 hCG: 151
            12/08/11 CT Scan, Xrays - clear
            12/15/11 Non Seminoma Stage1-B
            EC, Teratoma, Yolk Sac, Intratubular
            4/21/12 Relapse- Start 3XBEP
            6/25/12 Finished BEP
            7/02/12 Markers and CT Scan normal
            10/3/12 3 month post-chemo check-up - All Clear!
            2/28/13 8 month post-chemo check-up - All Clear!
            6/30/13 ONE YEAR- ALL CLEAR!!
            2/14/14 20 month post-chemo check-up - All Clear!

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