markmather's Journey with Testicular Cancer

Survivor: Testicular Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 7 years ago, Male, Age: 48, Stage III

  1. 1
    over 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Something is wrong.

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  2. 2
    over 5 years ago
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    Removal of testicle

    Procedure or Surgery

    Some pain for a week

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 3
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Some discomfort

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. 4
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Cisplatin/Etoposide/Bleomycin

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. 5
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    Side effects were numerous and extreme.

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  6. 6
    over 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Cancer is gone. I was extremely lucky.

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  7. 7
    over 5 years ago
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    Decision Point

    New direction in life. Raise awareness . Be a good cancer survivor.

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