Wife DX with T2 Micropapillary Cancer...

1 year 5 months 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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1 year 5 months 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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1 year 8 months 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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1 year 8 months ago #61304 by sara.anne
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Thanks so much for keeping us informed, James.  She is a real inspiration to many and I am so glad to hear that she is doing so well.

Sara Anne

Diagnosis 2-08 Small papillary TCC; CIS
BCG; BCG maintenance
Vice-President, American Bladder Cancer Society
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1 year 8 months ago #61302 by JamesF
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Had some low counts on blood since the last scans three months ago so she had a bone biopsy. All came out negative and her counts have improved slightly.

Just got news today that the latest scans came in stable again.

She remains on Keytruda and has been on it 20 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 still gets around fine and is self sufficient.  Next big milestone will be July 4th as her family is coming to visit.

Every day is a great day.  We will continue on this road as long as we can.



Thanks,

James
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1 year 10 months ago #61260 by Alan
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Inspiring to all of us.

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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