Shane Swicegood (Knoxville, Tenn.)

DSRCT Diagnosed 10/02

Shane & Nadine (August 2004)


 10/14/02  Diagnosed
 10/02  Chemo: 4 rounds of Adriamycin and several others
   Debulking surgery at Sloan-Kettering.  A 5 pound abdominal tumor was removed.
   Stem cells were harvested
   Radiation: 30 cycles on the Tomo Therapy machine at the Thompson Cancer Survival Center in Tenn.  The last week of radiation included 5 cycles of chemo.
 10/03  Stem cells infused.   Lumps appeared in neck
 07/04  Surgery: Lump in neck removed
 08/04 -12/04  Chemo: Etoposide - 5 rounds


Misc. Info

    Radiation was done on the Tomo Therapy machine.   Link 



     desmoplastic small round cell tumor