× click new topic to begin your post

Wife DX with T2 Micropapillary Cancer...

20 hours 58 minutes ago #58747 by Alan
Thanks for the update. MD Anderson is still the best for beating this disease.

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.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

1 day 2 hours ago #58744 by JamesF
Cycle 4 and CT Scan completed. Unfortunately the chemo was not effective. The tumor has continued to thicken. Will undergo another cycle of chemo in about a week to try to buy time until the bladder removal surgery can be coordinated.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

3 weeks 4 days ago #58650 by JamesF
Thanks for the responses.

Will get through Cycle 4 then Cystoscope/CT Scan and report back the updated staging.


Thanks again,

JamesF

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

3 weeks 5 days ago #58649 by Jack R
JamesF,

You and your wife could not be at a better place.

It is important to be at a place like MDA that is on top of the latest information AND maintains their focus on the patient and family. More so with a high grade, less common variant.

It appears that your wife is being treated aggressively and without delay, which seems appropriate for her diagnosis.

Following the re-staging, you will likely receive a treatment recommendation vetted by the MDA tumor board. Again, a great group to have reviewing the options.

Absolutely the right track.

Best,
Jack

What's with this Bleeding ? 6/2015
DX: HG Papillary & CIS
3 Years and 30 BCG/BCG+Inf
Tis CIS comes back.
BC clear as of 5/17 !
RCC found in my one & only kidney 10/17
Begin Chemo; Cisplatin and Gemzar
8/18 begin Chemo# 3
Begin year 4 with cis
2/19 Chemo #4
9/19 NED again :)
Until next scope :) :)

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

3 weeks 5 days ago #58648 by Alan
Welcome JamesF,

We are always sorry one has a need for this forum but, we journey together. I live in New Braunfels and can vouch for MD Anderson. They are my backup if another reason ever comes up again. I have had 4 or 5 friends/aquaintenances use MD and they are all happy with their treatment. With micropapillary tumors you are probably aware this is a rare type and very serious. You are in good hands. please post as needed as we all learn from each other.

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.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

3 weeks 5 days ago #58647 by JamesF
Hello,

My wife dx with T2 Micropapillary cancer in September. She has completed 3 cycles of chemo. The first one was CisGem, the remaining two were Gem.Taxol. The fourth cycle will be this coming Friday and I believe will be CisGem now that has he kidney function has returned to normal.

After the fourth cycle has been completed they are going to restage to determine plan from there.

We are located in Houston and she is being treated at M.D. Anderson.

All of this sound like we are on the right track?

Thanks in advance.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

  • Not Allowed: to create new topic.
  • Not Allowed: to reply.
  • Not Allowed: to add Files.
  • Not Allowed: to edit your message.
Moderators: Cynthiaeddieksara.anne

Users

Total Online: 2 Users and 1573 Guests 
Shacky73's AvatarShacky73, angeleena's Avatarangeleena

Legend: Site Administrator Global Moderator User Banned

Statistics

Today Total Opened: 0 Today Total Answered: 0 Latest User: angeleena
Yesterday Total Opened: 0 Yesterday Total Answered: 9
Total Posts: 53034 Total Subjects: 6912 Total Users: 8509
Powered by Kunena Forum