kathym2013's Journey:

Spouse/Partner: Kidney Cancer

Patient Info: Diagnosed: almost 5 years ago, Male, Age: 56

  1. 1
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Robotic Kidney cancer removed part of kidney 7/2012

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. 2
    almost 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    went for follow up - back pain Dr ordered PSA -- PSA requires more

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  3. 3
    almost 4 years ago
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    Biospies for Prostrate Cancer

    Procedure or Surgery

    Why was this not checked before he had part of the kidney removed?

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. 4
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    What a roller coaster ride! His incision ripped opened - back to dr office 2x I had to pack it for several weeks, terrible pain, depression, fear and anxiety,

    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. 5
    almost 4 years ago
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    Went for 6 month follow up for Kidney to Cancer center, PSA results good

    Celebration

    We have a 2 year plan, feel like we may be over the worst.

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