Wife DX with T2 Micropapillary Cancer...

1 month 3 weeks ago #61478 by Alan
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James, thanks. Very positive and hope for all.

DX 5/6/2008 TAG3 papillary tumor .5 CM in size. 2 TURBS followed by 6 instillations of BCG weekly with a second round of 6 after a 6 week wait.

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1 month 3 weeks ago #61477 by JamesF
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Just got news today that the latest scans came in stable again!  No news is good news.

She remains on Keytruda and has been on it 25 months since her cancer returned as Stage 4 in November 0f 2020.  She had her RC January of 2020.  

Her main side effect is still soreness/fatigue.  She does have a bump that feels soft near her elbow that they may do a biopsy on.  

She still gets around fine and is self sufficient.  Next big milestone will be her reunion with cousins in September.  Another holiday season is just around the corner.  

Every day is a great day.  Will report back in three months, hopefully nothing worth reporting until then.



Thanks,

James

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4 months 3 weeks ago #61425 by sara.anne
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Wonderful news...keep it coming!!

Sara Anne

Diagnosis 2-08 Small papillary TCC; CIS
BCG; BCG maintenance
Vice-President, American Bladder Cancer Society
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4 months 3 weeks ago #61424 by Alan
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Congrats and I am happy for both of you! Thanks.

DX 5/6/2008 TAG3 papillary tumor .5 CM in size. 2 TURBS followed by 6 instillations of BCG weekly with a second round of 6 after a 6 week wait.

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4 months 4 weeks ago #61423 by JamesF
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Just got news today that the latest scans came in stable again!

She remains on Keytruda and has been on it 22 months since her cancer returned as Stage 4 in November 0f 2020.  She had her RC January of 2020.  

Her main side effect is still soreness/fatigue.  She does have a bump that feels soft near her elbow that they may do a biopsy on.  Will keep that posted if it occurs.  

She still gets around fine and is self sufficient.  Next big milestone will be her reunion with cousins in September.  Another holiday season is just around the corner.  

Every day is a great day.  She is not done fighting. We will continue on this road as long as we can.



Thanks,

James

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7 months 1 week ago #61305 by Alan
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Thanks for the updates. You ARE helping people!

DX 5/6/2008 TAG3 papillary tumor .5 CM in size. 2 TURBS followed by 6 instillations of BCG weekly with a second round of 6 after a 6 week wait.

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