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Archives for February 2022
Newly diagnosed and struggling mentally any positive thoughts would be helpful
Hello everyone! I’m new to the group with being diagnosed in January 2022 along with my surgery. Like many I’m struggling with constantly obsessing about my cancer. From when I wake up to when I go to bed it is overwhelming. My doctor gave me a really good prognosis and I realize others have it worse so please forgive me.…
Cancer is back :( Should i chose partial nephrectomy on the lone remaining kidney
Friends, I am in a terrible state of mind. Three years before my right kidney was fully removed. Pathology report after surgery showed stage 3 (pT3a)- renal cell carcinoma (clear cell) - 7.5 x 5 x 4.2 cm Oct 2020 - CT Chest and Abdomen - No evidences of cancer Oct 2021 - 0.9 cm exophytic lesion on left kidney (CT scan…
NED 3 years out!
Hey all, this forum really helped me when I was going through my surgery and recovery. I wanted to share some good news! 3 years out an I am still NED! My doc is switching me from 6 month ultrasounds/xray to annual ultrasound/xray!
NED @ 1.5 years and new lessons in scanxiety
Hi All, Just wanted to pop in and report some good news on my end. Little recap: Partial Nx 7.2020 @ 34 years old, Stage1b 4.5cm. As part of my surveillance we do a Chest CT and abdominal MRI every 6 months... will graduate to once every year once I Gd willing hit the 2 year mark of NED. Had my Chest CT 2.7.22 early AM and…
Hi all- I received my pathology report a few days ago. 2.2cm clear cell carcinoma of the R kidney removed via partial nephrectomy. Grade 2 and pT3a. I was told on the report that the margins are not clear and that cells have spread to a segmental branch of the renal vein. My doctor told me he feels very confident that they…
Gas trapped under ribs after partial
Hi all! I just discovered this site and forum and I’m grateful. I just had a robotic laparoscopic R partial nephrectomy 9 days ago. 6 incisions and the healing process has been slower than expected. My pain is much better than it was last week, but I’m still having some major discomfort. I have C02 still trapped in my…
Complex renal cyst upper left lobe
I had 2 Complex Renal cyst in upper left lobe discovered during a CT scan along with a kidney stone. 1cm and 2 cm cyst. I’m going to urologist this week. From what I have read they are to be taken very seriously. Im scared to death!! Just wanted to post here for info and support. Thank you!