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Re: Advice needed treatment options stage 4

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    Kim K

      What about IL-2?  I am now NED due to IL-2.  There are other inhibitors as well ex. MEK and I think NRAS.  IL-2 can provide a prolonged durable response.  Approx. 15% response rate and a 6% complete response rate.  If you are lucky to fall in that category then there is better than even odds you will be alive in 5 years or more.  They still don't know what the mean survival is for that group because it is still being set.  It is also systemic.  The activated T cells can cross the blood brain barrier unlike so many other treatments.  Check out ongoing clinical trials as well.

      Best of luck

      Kim K

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