In Memory

Smsunfl.jpg Dustin

Patient Information

Age: 15

Sex: Male

Diagnosed: 02/05

Location: Manitoba, Canada

Diagnosis: Pain in right arm. Small lump in chest/shoulder diagnosed as Stage 2 DSRCT

Hospital - Sick Kids Hospital Toronto, Ontario

Cancer Care Manitoba

Passed Away: 09/10/05

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First Line - Vincristine, Adriamycin, Cisplatin
Ifosfamide, Carboplatin, Etoposide
Second Line - Topotecan and Cyclophosphamide


Shoulder and lungs

Time Line

Date Test Treatment Chemicals Result
2/11/05 MRI Chemotherapy 1 Vincristine, Adriamycin, Cisplatin Confirmed soft tissue sarcoma diagnosis
3/4/05 Bone marrow biopsy Chemotherapy 2 Ifosfamide, Carboplatin, Etoposide Biopsy clear of cancer
3/25/05 0 Chemotherapy 3 Vincristine, Adriamycin, Cisplatin 0
4/12/05 CT 0 0 No change in size of tumor and new spots on both lungs.
4/14/05 New CT Chemotherapy 4 Vincristine, Adriamycin, Cisplatin Fewer spots on lung, some lesions smaller. Decision to use only Vincristine, Adriamycin, Cisplatin, as the other chemo's did not seem to work.
5/4/05 CT Chemotherapy 5 Vincristine, Adriamycin, Cisplatin Tumor smaller than before, no new spots on lung and the other spots have not changed.
5/26/05 CT Chemotherapy Topotecan and Cyclophosphamide Primary tumor stable, but more spots on lungs. Changing chemotherapy
6/19/05 CT 0 0 Tumor hasn't grown, or shrunk. Chemotherapy canceled as it does not seem to be working.
7/21/05 0 Radiation 0 Radiation for tumor in shoulder and for spots on lungs.
8/1/05 0 Radiation 0 Completing radiation treatments.
8/24/05 CT 0 0 Problems breathing. Developed pocket of fluid on left lung.
8/26/05 0 Surgery 0 Extracted larger pocket of fluid that had formed in a membrane near the lung
8/29/05 CT 0 0 Tumors on lungs have grown
9/1/05 0 Tap 0 Procedure done to drain more fluid buildup around lung.
9/10/05 0 0 0 Passed Away



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