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Re: Slight detour on the road to Ipi trial (long)

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    Sharyn
    Participant

      Hi James,

      I'd love to believe that I'm killing mel cells spontaneously, but that's not why I have necrotic tissue. First of all, when a tumor gets to a certain size, it runs out of its own blood supply, so the centre dies, and the outer mass continues to thrive off healthy tissue. Also, I had radiation to my breast last December, so the radiation may have killed some of the tumor too. Either way, it's just sitting there, rotting, and causing a lot of toxicity.

      Hugs

      Sharyn

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