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    I just want to share my happiness with all of you - I just got my results back and I can officially say that I’m “clean “ from TC for over 2 years ( 2 years and 5 days ) !!!!
    2/18/05 I/O , 90% embryonal carinoma , 5% yolk sac , 5% Teratoma , RPLD 3/7/05 , 3 nodes < 5mm , AFP 2 , hcg < 2 , IIA non seminona, Surveillance...

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    Congratulations on your two year anniversary of survivorship, wolken! May you have many more occasions to celebrate!
    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
      Originally posted by wolken
      I just want to share my happiness with all of you - I just got my results back and I can officially say that I’m “clean “ from TC for over 2 years ( 2 years and 5 days ) !!!!
      That is so awesome. I can't wait until my husband gets to celebrate his 2 year!!!
      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


      • #4
        Two years from the end of remission means your cured. Congratulations but don't skip any follow-ups.
        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.


        • #5
          Ain't it great? I'll have a whole bunch of two-year anniversaries to celebrate this year. Coming up on 2 years from end of chemo.

          Keep up the good work!
          Vinny (aka Frank)

          left I/O 1/5/05; 95%EC / 5% mature teratoma; stage IIIC
          4x BEP 1/24/05 - 4/11/05; RPLND (left side) 5/31/05
          VATS resection of teratoma from left lung 4/26/06
          Presently surveilling


          • #6
            Congratulations !!!!!!


            • #7
              Lori and Jon
              Diagnosed 5/22/2006
              I/O 5/26/2006, Stage 3, Good
              Teratoma (Majority), Seminoma (10%), Yolk Sac
              3xEP then determined not working
              HDC w/stem cell transplant 8/16/06 to 9/25/06
              Chest and Neck surgery 10/9/06 - immature teratoma
              RPLND 11/16/06 - immature Teratoma
              2/29/2008 - markers continue to be normal!
              9/16/2008 - released from Dr. Einhorn's care


              • #8
                Wonderful news...Chris is coming up on two years in July!Mary Ellen


                • #9
                  So happy for you! Can't wait until we are all there too!
                  Marge(mom) and Chris
                  Diagnosed 2/3/07. L I/O on 2/7/07. Clean surgical margins, no vascular or lymphatic involvement. 99% Embrynol and 1% teratoma. Neg. CT and CXR pre-op.
                  3/20/07 AFP, HCG, LDH and CT scan all within normal limits. 4/9/07 L-RPLND with only one day in the hospital!


                  • #10
                    Great news!!!