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Archives for October 2022
Husband has kidney cancer has withdrawn from wife
My husband has one kidney and he was hoping to save it by doing 2 cyroplations 6 months apart ,I was there for him for both procedures. We have been married 13 yrs. Ever since July my husband has not been the same. I was very concerned when he decided not to go to his Dr's appointment. So I spoke with one of his family…
Father Has Large Mass on Kidney
My father is 85 years old. In 2015, a scan revealed that he had a 2.5cm cyst on his right kidney. Since then, he had yearly scans done to monitor the growth. Thankfully, it did not grow. However, during the pandemic (2 years), he did not have any scans done. Two months ago, he had an ultrasound done and it revealed a 9cm…
My scans came back all clear thank god for that
3 weeks post robotic surgery
Hi everyone I have just had my surgery for partial removal of 3 cm mass in my left kidney. No family history, 35 years old, healthy individual. Diagnosis came as a shock as it was an incidental finding. Path report came back as clear cell, stage 1, grade 1. Doc said its curative. Like to check for such prognosis what are…
Going back to normal
Hi, I’m new here. I’m in my 3rd week recovery from a full neph of my right kidney and a “huge” mass as my doctor said. It was the size of a football. It started as robotic but the mass was too large so ended up with a very large incision. Pain wise I’m doing great. At my follow up appt. I found out it was stage 3…
Suggestive for a Transitional Cell Carcinoma R Renal Pelvis
New guy here. Glad I found this board. A recent MRI says "The right renal pelvis is prominent and contains a soft tissue signal intensity filling defect measuring 3.2 x 3.0 x 2.9 cm, which is intermediate signal intensity on T1 and demonstrates heterogeneous enhancement on all phases. Accompanying abnormal diffusion…
keytruda and renal cancer, has anyone started on kektruda after surgery and if so how are you reacting to it?