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Re: Advice needed treatment options stage 4

Forums General Melanoma Community Advice needed treatment options stage 4 Re: Advice needed treatment options stage 4

    AlisonC
    Participant

      Hi Liz

      I don't have much to suggest regarding new options for stage IV (I've been an infrequent board visitor for the last year or so) but wanted to say that Jonathan Cebon is also my doctor and I honestly think he'd be suggesting the most likely/best treatments in Aus.  I'm suprised he hasn't suggested more immune based treatment (since that's what he mainly researches) but Ipilimumab is immune-system related so that may be where he is planning to go if the DTIC doesn't do it. 

      Sorry not to have more to suggest – I'm sure other stage IVers will chime in – but wanted to say that after "shopping" around for doctors in Aus and in Melbourne (including the Sydney Melanoma Unit), I've found Jonathan Cebon to be the most dedicated and the most optimistic.  I hope he can find a treatment that will work for you and work quickly

       

      Good luck

      Alison C

      Stage IIIB

      NED since 2001

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