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Re: I could REALLY use some advice/encouragement

Forums General Melanoma Community I could REALLY use some advice/encouragement Re: I could REALLY use some advice/encouragement

    ed_CT
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      Pam,

      I was Stage III when first diagnosed in 2004.  I went to Sloan to look into clinical trials since I didn't get any good information about the benefits of interferon.   I ended up in a vaccine trial at U of Penn and then went to Stage IV.  There I went on to a trial of Nexavar/Temodar and am now NED 5 years later.   My advice is to look for a clinical trial.  It can not hurt and at least keeps you involved with the latest in treatment options.   Look at Sloan, U Penn and other institutions that are on the cutting edge of Mel research.

      Best wishes

      Ed

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