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    Today's inspiration is brought to you courtesy of two-time cancer survivor Sean Swarner. On June 19, 2007, Sean summited Mount McKinley (a.k.a. Denali), completing his mission to climb all seven summits!

    Our mission is helping those touched by cancer by focusing on living an active, healthy lifestyle.
    Last edited by Scott; 07-31-07, 09:02 PM.
    Scott, [email protected]
    right inguinal orchiectomy 6/5/2003 > nonseminoma, stage I > surveillance > L-RPLND 6/24/2005 for recurrence, suspected teratoma but found seminoma, stage II > chylous ascites until 9/2005 > surveillance and "all clear" since


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    Sean Swarner on ESPN

    A great piece on Sean Swarner's achievements was broadcast on ESPN and is now available on YouTube. Check it out!
    Scott, [email protected]
    right inguinal orchiectomy 6/5/2003 > nonseminoma, stage I > surveillance > L-RPLND 6/24/2005 for recurrence, suspected teratoma but found seminoma, stage II > chylous ascites until 9/2005 > surveillance and "all clear" since


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    • #3
      If you haven't seen Sean's new video yet, you've got to watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTGi1MhxtEM
      Scott, [email protected]
      right inguinal orchiectomy 6/5/2003 > nonseminoma, stage I > surveillance > L-RPLND 6/24/2005 for recurrence, suspected teratoma but found seminoma, stage II > chylous ascites until 9/2005 > surveillance and "all clear" since


      Your donation funds Livestrong services for people facing cancer now. Please sponsor my ride!

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      • #4
        wow that is incredibly inspirational...anyone who reads this thread really needs to watch that.
        Diagnosed Sept 26th 2008 Both AFP and HGC slightly elevated 1.1cm Lump found right testicle with small satellite lesions, CT scan negative.
        Right Radical Orcidectomy Oct 2nd 2008
        Markers Normalized 1 Week Post Surgery on to surveillance
        End of Nov AFP rose to 44.5, CT scan Negative
        3xBEP Dec-Feb
        March-APF normalized on to surveillance again
        May 6th-CT 4.5cm tumor in abdomen, tumor markers normal.
        RPLND May 26th 2009 found teratoma
        On to surveillance
        All Clear as of Sept 2011

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        • #5
          it actually gave me goosebumps
          Diagnosed Sept 26th 2008 Both AFP and HGC slightly elevated 1.1cm Lump found right testicle with small satellite lesions, CT scan negative.
          Right Radical Orcidectomy Oct 2nd 2008
          Markers Normalized 1 Week Post Surgery on to surveillance
          End of Nov AFP rose to 44.5, CT scan Negative
          3xBEP Dec-Feb
          March-APF normalized on to surveillance again
          May 6th-CT 4.5cm tumor in abdomen, tumor markers normal.
          RPLND May 26th 2009 found teratoma
          On to surveillance
          All Clear as of Sept 2011

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          • #6
            Bawling my eyes out over here! What an incredible story. If green shirts like that could go out to everyone facing cancer...wow. I'm in awe.
            Maria
            *Hubby Andy diagnosed 02/13/07, Left IO 02/16/07 *Stage 1A Non-Seminoma (65% Immature Teratoma / 35% Embryonal Carcinoma) *RPLND 04/27/07 Lymph Nodes-ALL CLEAR
            *Complications from Chylous Ascites so Laparotomy 05/03/07 *No food for 10 weeks, TPN only *07/18/07 Removed drains, tubes, picc line *CT Scan 07/31/07-ALL CLEAR
            *CT Scan 02/12/08-ALL CLEAR *Hydrocele surgery 06/19/08 *CT Scan 9/30/08 and 03/06/09 shows <cm left lung nodule - under surveillance

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