Dx 07/2008 Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma - NOS, stage 4B. "Innumerable" (50+) tumors above/below diaphragm + Bone Marrow Involvement.
4 cycles CHOP+Etoposide plus 4 cycles GND. NED at mid-point and completion of chemo 12/2008.
Relapse 02/2009 at first post-chemo scan.
Scheduled for palliative care.
Entered clinical trial of Romidepsin (Istodax) 03/2009. CR, remained NED for 56 (28 day) cycles.
07/13 Possible relapse/autoimmune condition.
08/2013 "re-induction" therapy of Romidepsin.
Mixed results on 11/01/2013 scans.
Treatment stopped 03/03/2014 - lack of response.
02/10/14 five core needle biopsy samples indicate no lymphoma or possible mutation into AngioImmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma(?)
03/17/14 Excisional biopsy finds no evidence of lymphoma.
CT scans 04/24/14 reveal nodes and spleen reduced 60% on their own.
Currently a medical enigma.
"Now, faith is the substance of things to be hoped for, the evidence of things that are not seen" Hebrews 11:1