Cryotherapy Qs

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hopeinGod2
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Cryotherapy Qs

Postby hopeinGod2 » Tue Jul 12, 2022 3:44 pm

... for lung lesion, now grown to 1.6. x 1.4 cm as of last week's CT-scan.

1. Does all cryo preserve the tumor in an ice ball so that it can be biopsied? Or is is destroyed in the process?
2. Any recommendation for an good interventional radiologist on the East Coast? I am in FL.

Thanks.
12/17 C-scopy - "3 cm distal rectal mass"
11/18 TAE
Adenocarcinoma RC
Mod diff
Stage 1, PT2
T2N0M0
CEA 11/18 <.5; 11/19 1.9; 5/20: 1.5; 2/22: .7

12/18 Biopsies NED
2-3/19 MRI / C-scopy- NED
3/19 PET Lung RM node 6mm
4-5/19 Chemo radiation
7/19 MRI - NED
7/19 Colonoscopy - benign polyp removed
7-11/19 CAPOX
12/19, 7/20, 1/21, 1/22- Scopes/MRIs NED
6/20 CT NED
2/21 CT 3 mm nodule LU lobe
2/22 CT 1.4cm nodule RM lobe
3/22 PET RML 12 x 11mm, 2.8 SUV
4/22 Biopsy benign, BUT surgery rec.

Suelee20
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Re: Cryotherapy Qs

Postby Suelee20 » Thu Jan 12, 2023 4:16 pm

Hi hopeinGod2,

I was wondering if you pursued the cyroablation? and if so, was it successful? I'm about to ask our dr about this. It's not available where we live but hoping to travel if it could be an option for us.
Wife of DH (52); DX 9/27/18; CEA 22.9
10/31/18 LAR; Rectosig;6.2x4.5x1.1cm; Inv adenocarc; LowGr; pT4bN2b;tumor inv through muscularis propria into pericolorectal soft tissue;tumor inv peritoneal memb, ext to the serosal surf,inv the pelv sidewall;LN - 8/27;neg margins;WT-KRAS,NRAS,BRAF; MSS
Surg2/21(liv)
Ablat3/19(liv)
AdjChemoRT+Cap8/19(pelv)
Cykniferad1/20(liv)
SBRT12/21(lungs)
Stent6/22(rect)
CAPOX+Bev(4x);Folfiri+Bev(5x);Cap+Cetux(5x);Capiri+Cetux(14x);Oxali+Cetux(7x)
1/23Capiri+cetux totrytoslowprog


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