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  • Rplnd

    Well I am off to the hospital tomorrow to have my rplnd. I am sure everything will go fine but I am still a little nervous. Wish me luck.

  • #2

    Good luck!
    My RPLND date is June 22.


    • #3
      Wishing you luck! Take it easy afterwards,,, let others help you durring your recovery.

      I'm guessing today is the fun task of "bowel prep". That definitely was not one of my fondest memories.
      Diagnosed 10/03/03
      I/O 10/15/03
      RPLND 1/21/04
      Completed the Boston Marathon 4/19/05
      Completed the Boston Marathon 4/17/06
      Baby Riley born on 3/29/09

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      • #4
        good good luck!
        left I/O 1/9/07 - 95% embrional carcinoma 5% seminoma with vascular invasion afp 27 bhcg 80- 2/10/07 ct and markers clean, left rplnd 4/23/07 3 microscopic lynph node found with ec - 3/30/09 all clean


        • #5
          best of luck to'll do fine.

          - lump first noticed 11/20/2005
          - I/O right Dec 8, 2005
          - 95% embryonal / 5% seminoma
          - normal markers PRE surgery
          - no vascular invasion, tunica free of cancer, epididymis free of cancer, lungs free, lymph free
          - Stage I diagnosis
          - surveillance
          - mid feb '06, beta hcg slightly elevated = 4.6...small enlarged lower node seen on CT scan...
          - 3BEP began feb 20, 2006
          - finished 3 BEP, last bleo, april 17, 2006
          - CT scan, blood markers, chest..all clear
          - back on surveillance


          • #6
            Dr. Crawford will do you well. We'll see you on the other end.
            May 2000 I/O 100% Emb. Carc./June 2000 RPLND, 1 Node with Micro Involvement/ July 2000 1xBEP, 1xEP


            • #7
              Good luck man! Let us know how things turn out.

              4/26/07 - mass confirmed w/ no elevated markers
              4/27/07 - left I/O
              5/2/07 - Dx: 100% seminoma stage 1A
              Surveillance: CT/blood (6 month cycle)
              4/27/13 - 6 years cancer free!


              • #8
                Best of luck to you with your RPLND surgery. You will do just fine.
                Brother Diag. 10/05 Non-Sem.
                Right I/O 11/05
                4XBEP 8/06
                RPLND 12/06
                2X VIP 1/22/07
                Only completed 1 Rd.


                • #9
                  Hey man,
                  I wish you the best of luck tomorrow with your procedure. Make sure you have enough help around and take it easy. Sending good vibes your way,
                  "Life moves pretty fast; if you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." -Ferris Bueller
                  11.22.06 -Dx the day before Thanksgiving
                  12.09.06 -Rt I/O; 100% seminoma, multifocal; Stage I-A; Surveillance; Six years out! I consider myself cured.


                  • #10
                    sweet dreams

                    Here is to sweet dreams!!!! Sendig thoughts and energy...and a very quick recovery! Russell's mom Sharon
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                    • #11
                      Thank you to all. The surgery is scheduled for 7:30. I should be in bed by now but I figure I am going to sleep most of the day any way tomorrow. See you all on the other side.


                      • #12
                        Wishing you a speedy, uncomplicated recovery! Keep moving forward.
                        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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                        • #13
                          Good luck ski, we will be waiting to hear from you.
                          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.


                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Kev332
                            I'm guessing today is the fun task of "bowel prep". That definitely was not one of my fondest memories.
                            Bowel prep. I remember that well- I drank the Fleets, then after a few hours I had to drive from Philly to New York City!!!
                            I violated every rest stop on the NJ TurnPike, and my car a little bit too

                            You will have what I officially call "Niagra Falls of the Sphincter".

                            Best of luck on your surgery, try to walk the halls the next day- it will help.
                            Hpoefully you will be able to log in at the hospital and keep us posted.
                            Stage III. Embryonal Carcinoma, Mature Teratoma, Choriocarcinoma.
                            Diagnosed 4/19/06, Right I/O 4/21/06, RPLND 6/21/06, 4xEP, All Clear 1/29/07, RPLND Incisional Hernia Surgery 11/24/08, Hydrocelectomy and Vasectomy 11/23/09.

                            Please see a physician for medical advice!

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                            • #15
                              Hope all goes well,,,I remember well two years ago with my son Chris......keep us will do great...Mary Ellen