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Hello everyone,

so i saw my oncologist today regarding my scan result and he is referring me for a clinical trial in city of hope in california since its my 3rd recurrence,saying that receiving chemo might make things worse, don't know how it would make things worse!! , i don't know yet if i am a good candidate for the trial or my insurance would work there!! is anyone currently in clinical trial with no other treatment!! feeling a little bit worried,

Regards to all ♥️

TAMEY

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To which clinical trial is he referring you? Is it an immunotherapy trial? I ha good results from my immunotherapy trial although eventually it stopped working and I’m back on chem, weekly Taxol.

It may be good to have a break from chemo.

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i really don't know which clinical trial, i will have to meet the DR. who is doing this, my oncologist didn't give me any detail, its good that your immunotherapy worked even for a while , leaving gaps between chemo therapy lines is a good thing .. hope you get a great benefit from taxol,

Best regards

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Did you have many side effects on immunotherapy? I was hoping to get on this in the future.

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No, no side-effects, none at all! It was brilliant. The very first time, I had diarrhoea at about 2 am, so I was expecting the same two weeks later, but nothing at all ever again. So I expect that first diarrhoea may have been something I'd eaten, either that or my body just got used to it.

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That is good to know!

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I would ring your oncologist and look for more information or perhaps you have to wait to see the trial doctors. I hope all goes well for you

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Hello Suzuki, thanks for replying , I will wait to see what’s gonna happen with my insurance and will ask the trial Dr.

best wishes to you.

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Hi Temey. I know how you feel I'm starting a a trial to day and had to come of treatment for the last 7 weeks, This trial is a new drug so I was not sure if I wanted to go a head with it my oncologist and family, think it's a good idea as I'm on my 5th line of chemo in 3 years.

I'm getting ready to go I'm still not sure that I'm doing the right thing.

As the other ladies have said a break from chemo could be good, I hope all goes well.

look arfter yourself Lorraine xx

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Hey Lorraine,I want to wish you best luck in your trial ,hope it will do a perfect job for you and be a right thing to do ..yes it’s a good thing to have some rest from chemo .. let’s hope for the best,

Take care xx

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Oh Lorraine your situation sounds so tough and you are so brave to go through chemo, I totally admire your guts and courage. I hope this is. Is eirking for you and you nail this horrible disease..

Love Nicky xx

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Hi Nicky, I must admit I was scared if to do the trial or not, I got home yesterday from having a intra peritoneal port put in my stomach, I also have a port for my chemo, I had this one for over 2 years, Now I do feel like a service station just go in and fill me up.

When I had the port in the chest area it was not too bad but this one is quite painful, next week I will have the first dose of the new drug.

I never think of my self as brave I just do not have a choice like all us ladies if I want to live.

Thank you for your wishes love. take care of yourself Lorraine xx

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You are so brave. Do not underestimate just how much you are going through and how tough this all is. I know we all have no choice but Ibthibk your attitude is brave. You are. coutrageous and determined xxxx

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Good luck Lorraine. This trial looks very interesting. It’s only available in Australia and the US unfortunately.

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Hi, I had the port put in yesterday, I have a port in my chest for chemo it's been in for over 2 years, the new port was place at the bottom of my ribs this way the new drug will be wash in the cavity and will reach the cancer. I was not ready for how painful the new port would be.

Now I have to 7 days for the port to heal. Thank you for your best wishes Lorraine xx

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I am on the Patriot trial and not receiving any other treatment. It is early days so no results yet.

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Hi, I have heard of the Patriol I hope it give you good result..Take care Lorraine xx

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