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  • #16
    Thanks everyone. Yes totally agree with Daniel that it is important to follow the surveillance protocol. If time allows, exercise is another form to combat stress and the aftermath from chemo. At least, it helped me on the finger numbness.
    6/2016 - Right I/O; 35% Yolk Sac, 35% Teratoma, 10%EC, 20% Seminoma with LVI; AFP elevated; CT scan clean
    7/2016 - markers normal; confirmed Stage 1B; surveillance
    8/2016 - markers normal
    9/2016 - markers normal
    10/2016 - markers normal; CT scan revealed 3mm lung nodule
    12/2016 - markers normal
    2/2017- markers normal; CT scan confirmed lung nodule grew to 14mm; confirmed relapse
    3/2017 - 3xBEP
    5/2017 - finished 3xBEP
    6/2017 - markers normal; no size reduction in lung nodule
    8/2017 - VATS and markers normal; continue to surveillance
    12/2017 - all clear


    • #17
      Yes, exercise even walking is so important during chemo if one can do it. It also helps mentally.
      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.
      Grant is enjoying his senior year in High School Cancer Free!