Yolk Sac Tumor

High AFP Tumor Markers

High AFP Tumor Markers

High AFP Tumor Markers.My best option seems to be exploratory surgery.Isn't that crazy?It was straight up 12 months ago that those funky little markers started rising. A 'normal' human has an AFP tumor marker level between 3-8. In August of 2020, my markers were at 5.7 and rising. So we started watching monthly as it slowly climbed past normal.Read more about the weird and rare cancer I battled in 2019.The Unilateral Salpingo-OophorectomyIn November, we pulled out the rest of my lady parts to clean out any tumor remnants that might be hiding out. Back in 2019, I only removed one…
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Yolk Sac Tumor, Age 38, Female

Yolk Sac Tumor, Age 38, Female

Yolk Sac Tumor, Age 38, Female That is the first thing most doctors say about me now when they begin a discussion, Yolk Sac Tumor, Age 38, Female, First recurrence, original diagnosis and treatment January 2019.This was not the second post I imagined making, but since this subject is dominating my brain 🧠 I will write about it. And, maybe it will be cathartic. At the beginning of 2019, I was diagnosed with and treated for a yolk sac tumor (germ cell tumor). It is a rare type of cancer with little to no chance of recurrence when treated with…
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