JJEGS's Journey with Kidney Cancer

Spouse/Partner: Kidney Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 8 years ago, Male, Age: 48, Stage IV

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    • Experience with Kidney Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Right radical nephrectomy

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    over 3 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Cancer free after surgery

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    over 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Routine follow-up scans almost five years after surgery detected spots in lungs and lymph nodes outside lungs

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    over 3 years ago
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    Bronchoscopy to evaluate lung nodules

    Procedure or Surgery

    Results positive for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (clear cell) in lymph node outside lung and suspicious lesions in both lungs

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started Votrient 3/2013

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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