amontoya's Journey:

Spouse/Partner: Testicular Cancer > Seminoma > Classical Seminoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 8 years ago, Male, Age: 35, Stage III

  1. 1
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    about 8 years ago
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    Removal of testicle

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    1 Comment
  2. 2
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    about 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    about 8 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    1 Comment
  4. 4
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    about 8 years ago
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    Shortness of breath

    Side Effects

    Effects from bleomycin

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  5. 5
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    Nausea and dehydration caused us to spend the day in the hospital.

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  6. 6
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    Pericarditis. Fluid around heart and lungs.

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  7. 7
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    almost 8 years ago
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    HCG Level Change

    Milestones

    HCG changed from 444,000 to 285!!

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  8. 8
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    Pet Scan showed almost NO cancer!! We are winning!!

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  9. 9
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Swelling (edema)

    Side Effects

    Severe swelling in hands and feet.

    1 Comment
  10. 10
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Fourth round of chemo has been very difficult

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  11. 11
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    11/19/2013 LAST Chemo Treatment!!

    1 Comment
  12. 12
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    First 4 rounds of chemo didn't work.

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  13. 13
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Starting chemo again...

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
  14. 14
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    Pain

    Side Effects

    Ear pain and sensitivity

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  15. 15
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    Pain

    Side Effects

    Pain has returned to lower back area.

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  16. 16
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    7th round started 2/17/2014

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
  17. 17
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    surgery?

    Decision Point

    We have to find a surgeon to remove tumors in lung and abdomen.

    2 Comments
  18. 18
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Feet and hands

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  19. 19
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    1 Comment
  20. 20
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Severe fatigue

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  21. 21
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Starting 8th Cycle of Chemo 3/10/2014

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
  22. 22
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    Transfusion

    Other Care

    First Blood Transfusion. 3/20/2014

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  23. 23
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 7 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished Treatment

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  24. 24
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    about 7 years ago
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    HCG Level Less than 1.2

    Celebration

    Another 3 weeks went by, another normal HCG level.

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  25. 25
    • amontoya
    • Experience with Classical Seminoma, T...
    over 6 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    100% cancer free.

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