Dates

Significant Dates:

10/31/11 – Diagnosis of testicular cancer

11/01/11 – Orchiectomy surgery

11/03/11 – Chest X-Ray (lungs clear, no evidence of metastisis found)

11/15/11 – Radiation Therapy Treatment 1 of 22

12/21/11 – Radiation Therapy Treatement 22 of 22 completed

2012

02/01/12 – Chest x-ray (abnormal nodule found on right lung, missed on previous x-ray, it was hidden behind a rib and the radiologist didn’t see it)

02/17/12 – PET Scan done (no uptake, nodule not consistent with cancer, wait and see approach suggested)

03/26/12 – Family Dr. appt., scheduled colonoscopy due to symptoms

04/23/12 – Colonoscopy, disgnosis of colorectal cancer

05/06/12 – MRI of brain done (follow-up on TT cancer, all clear)

05/11/12 – Colon resection surgery

05/16/12 – CT Scan of lungs (follow-up on lung nodule, grown from 12 to 14mm, either biopsy or surgery recommended, likely cancer)

06/01/12 – Lung resection surgery done with da vinci robotics (metastasis of colorectal cancer into lung confirmed)

06/12/12 – First visit with Dr. Fakih at UMHS (changed doctors from BCHC to UMHS)

06/21/12 – FOLFOX / Oxciliplatin chemo begins, treatment 1 of 12

10/01/12 – chest and abdomen CT Scan (small nodule found)

11/12/12 – chest CT scan follow-up (nodule gone, likely inflamation)

11/29/12 – first visit with Dr. Kraus at UMHS (Dr. Fakih relocated)

12/13/12 – scheduled chemo canceled due to rising CEA levels, Dr. decided to search for metastasis cancer.

12/30/12 – chest and abdomen CT Scan

2013

01/03/13 – results of 12/30 CT Scan reviewed (all clear)

01/07/13 – Colonoscopy (all clear)

01/15/13 – PET scan and MRI of liver

01/17/13 – Results reviewed (tumors found in liver on MRI scan and possible tumor found on outside of colon from PET scan/uptake)

01/24/13 – UMHS Tumor Board Review (tumors not operable – too many in different locations of liver, recommend chemo to shrink and assess surgery in the future)

01/31/13 – FOLFIRI / Erbitux chemo begins (treatment 1 of 4, then more scans)

02/14/13 – FOLFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 2 (Erbitux was not given due to rash)

02/28/13 – FOLFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 3  (50% Erbitux dose)

03/14/13 – FOLFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 4

03/21/13 – Chest CT, MRI of Liver and Pelvis, assess progress of chemo

04/19/13 – Liver Resection Surgery

06/06/13 – FOFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 5 (chemo resumes, 8 more treatments for a total of 12)

06/20/13 – FOFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 6

07/05/13 – FOFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 7

08/01/13 – FOFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 8

08/15/13 – FOFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 9

08/29/13 – FOFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 10

09/12/13 – FOFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 11

09/26/13 – FOFIRI / Erbitux Treatment 12

10/21/13 – CT, MRI of Liver and Pelvis, PET

10/24/13 – Scan Results Doctor Appointment (PET scan shows uptake, more tests needed)

10/31/13 – Endoscopic Ultrasonography – EUS (Tumor found in colon, at spot of initial surgery, biopsy performed)

11/4/13 – Biopsy confim tumor is cancer

11/7/13 – Meeting with surgeon, surgery scheduled

11/19/13 – Pre Op physical

12/2/13 – Colon resection surgery (second colon resection)

12/12/13 – Testicular US follow-up; small cystic focus within the left testicle

2014

1/2/14 – CEA Test of 3.0, Scans Scheduled for 1/24, cleared to go back to work

1/24/14 – CT, MRI Scans, Testicular US  follow-up

1/30/14 – Scan and US Results, CEA Test 12.0, tumor on liver per MRI

2/7/14 – Liver resection surgery (second liver resection)

2/13/14 – Return home from the hospital

2/24/14 – begin part time work from home

2/26/14 – follow-up appt. with Dr. Knol, CEA Test of 1.0

2/27/14 – begin work in office

3/20/14 – Appointments with Dr. Krauss and Dr. Knoll, CEA Test of .5

4/10/14 – CEA Test, under 1.0

5/1/14 = Scans (CT chest and abdomen, no MRI given recent surgery and assuming low CEA), All Clear

5/8/14 – CEA Test, Appointment with Dr. Krauss, Under 1.0

6/5/14 – CEA Test, 2.0

7/7/14 – CEA Test, 3.0

8/8/14 – Scans (CT chest and abdomen, no MRI if CEA stays low)

8/14/14 – CEA 7.0, Appointment with Dr. Krauss, MRI shows three (possibly four) tumors on liver

8/21/14 – PET Scan

8/28/14 – Appointment with Dr. Knol (surgeon), per Dr. Knoll five tumors on liver, operable, but agrees with Dr. Krauss recommendation for six treatments of for FOLFOXIRI/bev first then reassess for surgery

9/2/14 – started proceedings for second opinion from University of Texas MD Anderson

9/4/14 – FOLFOXIRI/bev Treatment 1

9/18/14 – FOLFOXIRI/bev Treatment 2

10/2/14 – FOLFOXIRI/bev Treatment 3

10/16/14 – FOLFOXIRI/bev Treatment 4

10/30/14 – FOLFOXIRI/bev Treatment 5

11/13/14 – FOLFOXIRI/bev Treatment 6

12/5/14 – Liver Resection Surgery (third liver resection) 

2015

1/16/15 – CT and MRI Scans – all clear

2/19/15 – Treatment 1 Erbitux

3/5/15 – Treatment 2 Erbitux

3/19/15 – Treatment 3 Erbitux

4/16/15 – Treatment 4 Erbitux

4/22/15 – CT Scan, Follow-up Appointment with Surgeon

4/30/15 – Treatment 5 Erbitux

5/14/15 – Treatment 6 Erbitux

5/28/15 – Treatment 7 Erbitux  (skipped Erbitux due to bad rash)

6/11/15 – Treatment 7 Erbitux

6/25/15 – Treatment 8 Erbitux (skipped Erbitux due to bad rash, CEA = 8.0)

6/26/15 – Retest of CEA = <1.0, CT and MRI Scans – all clear

7/9/15 – Treatment 8 Erbitux, Retake on CT of abdomen – all clear

7/26/15 – Treatment 9 Erbitux

8/6/15 – Treatment 10 Erbitux

8/20/15 – Treatment 11 Erbitux

9/3/15 – Treatment 12 Erbitux

9/17/15 – Treatment 13 Erbitux

9/28/15 – CT and MRI Scans – all clear

10/1/15 – Treatment 14 Erbitux

10/15/15 – Treatment 15 Erbitux

11/5/15 – Treatment 16 Erbitux

11/19/15 – Treatment 17 Erbitux

12/3/15 – Treatment 18 Erbitux

12/17/15 – Treatment 19 Erbitux

12/30/15 – Treatment 20 Erbitux

2016

1/14/16 – Treatment 21 Erbitux

1/27/16 – 52nd Birthday

1/28/16 – Treatment 22 Erbitux

2/11/16 – Treatment 23 Erbitux

2/25/16 – Treatment 24 Erbitux

3/18/16 – CT Scans (Chest, Pelvis, Abdomen) and MRI Scan (Abdomen)

3/24/16 – CEA Test, Dr. visit to review results

4/18/16 – CEA Test, Dr. visit to review results

5/20/16 – CEA Test, CT Scans (Chest, Pelvis, Abdomen)

5/26/16 – Dr. visit

7/18/16 – CEA Test, Dr. visit.

8/19/16 – Scans, CEA test

8/25/16 – Dr. visit

11/18/16 – Scans, CEA Test

12/1/16 – Dr. visit

2017

2/23/17 – Scans, CEA Test

3/2/17 – Dr. visit

 

 



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