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    just got off the phone this morning with urologist and radiology department..it is time for my 2.5 yr check point:

    2/28: Scheduled CT Scan (abdomen/pelvis C+S contrast), Chest Xray, blood work

    3/13: get results...

    i hate this time of the year. lol. knock on wood. or touch metal as they do in italy
    Diagnosed with TC in 6/04. 5cm tumor in Left Testicle. 80% Embryonal Carcinoma with interspersed Yolk Sac Tumor making up approximately 20% of the neoplasm. Finished Chemo 11/04. In remission since. Not sure what XBEP means but i did 3 cycles of chemo.

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    I will be saying prayers that all will be well.

    Good luck,

    Margaret
    Co-survivor with husband Boyce, Diagnosed 7-11-06, orchiectomy right testicle on 7-12-06- Stage 3A: Mixed germ cell tumor with inguinal seminomatous and kartotypic carcinoma. One tumor over 10 cm, second tumor 4 cm, Chemo 4xBEP: Bi-lateral RPLND Dec 2006, nerve sparing but left sterile.
    Current DVT
    Current testosterone replacement therapy, Testim.

    "You must abandon the life you planned, to live the life that was meant for you" ~wisdom I have learned from my family on this forum

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    • #3
      God Bless Arturo.

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      • #4
        Good luck to you with your tests. I'm sure you will be just fine. It's so nice when they are over with and everything is AOK.
        Take care.
        Jane
        Mother of TC survivor.
        Son, Josh 20, diagnosed Jan. 24, 2005. Left Orchiechtomy Jan.31, 2005. 4XBPE March 7th to May 28th 2005.

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        • #5
          Good luck with the tests and I'm looking forward to an "all clear" March 13!
          Retired moderator. Husband, left I/O 16Dec2005, stage I seminoma with elevated b-HCG, no LVI, RTx15 (25Gy). All clear ever since.

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          • #6
            you guys all rock!!! i really appreciate the good vibes and prayers... so glad i found this forum.
            Diagnosed with TC in 6/04. 5cm tumor in Left Testicle. 80% Embryonal Carcinoma with interspersed Yolk Sac Tumor making up approximately 20% of the neoplasm. Finished Chemo 11/04. In remission since. Not sure what XBEP means but i did 3 cycles of chemo.

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            • #7
              i was able to move up my appt.. i get my results this afternoon... i am anxious and nervous...
              Diagnosed with TC in 6/04. 5cm tumor in Left Testicle. 80% Embryonal Carcinoma with interspersed Yolk Sac Tumor making up approximately 20% of the neoplasm. Finished Chemo 11/04. In remission since. Not sure what XBEP means but i did 3 cycles of chemo.

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              • #8
                I totally understand- we get Tim's next Tuesday- he has his CT Scan today- I am already jittery!
                Let us know Arturo, I am praying for you!

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                • #9
                  all Clear!!!!
                  Diagnosed with TC in 6/04. 5cm tumor in Left Testicle. 80% Embryonal Carcinoma with interspersed Yolk Sac Tumor making up approximately 20% of the neoplasm. Finished Chemo 11/04. In remission since. Not sure what XBEP means but i did 3 cycles of chemo.

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                  • #10
                    My favorite phrase! Congratulations!!
                    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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                    • #11
                      Gotta love those all clears.
                      Son Jason diagnosed 4/30/04, stage III. Right I/O 4/30/04. Graduated College 5/13/04. 4XEP 6/7/04 - 8/13/04. Full open RPLND 10/13/04. All Clear since.

                      Treated by Dr. Rakowski of Midland Park, NJ. Visited Sloan Kettering for protocol advice. RPLND done at Sloan Kettering.

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                      • #12
                        Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                        Rob
                        1st TC 4/23/1973, Left orchiectomy, Seminoma, Radiation, 33 years great checkups, 2nd TC, 9/12/2006, Right orchiectomy, Seminoma, surveillance

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                        • #13
                          thanks everyone!
                          Diagnosed with TC in 6/04. 5cm tumor in Left Testicle. 80% Embryonal Carcinoma with interspersed Yolk Sac Tumor making up approximately 20% of the neoplasm. Finished Chemo 11/04. In remission since. Not sure what XBEP means but i did 3 cycles of chemo.

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