BZinLV's Journey with Testicular Cancer

Survivor: Testicular Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 7 years ago, Male, Age: 47, Stage II

  1. 1
    • BZinLV
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    What's that lump om my right testicle?

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    • BZinLV
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Removal of testicle

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • BZinLV
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    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    The cancer came back!

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    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    What? The cancer has come back and now I have two tumors in my lower paritenial area (lower right back)

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    • BZinLV
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Did 3 rounds of BEP.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • BZinLV
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Cancer came back for a third time. Did two rounds of VEIP Chemo to get ready for the next treatment.

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    • BZinLV
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Nefostomy tube

    Procedure or Surgery

    Nefostomy tube put in because tumor was so agressive that my uriter was blacked and started to case kidey problems.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  8. 8
    • BZinLV
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    High dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Did a tandum stem cell transplant at UMC in Tuscan AZ. Great care and wonderful staff. HDC really knocks it out of you and the hospital stays got very old very quickly.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • BZinLV
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Tumor not dead!

    Oh No

    What was thought to be scar tissue started to grow 6 months after stem cell transplant. Off to USC for a RPLND.

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    • BZinLV
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

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    • BZinLV
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Open retroperitoneal lymph node removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    RPLND done at USC by Dr. Skninner. 10 hrs on the table and I got to keep my right kidney!

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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