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Allowed to stay on Roche braf study! Yahoo!

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    The Roche study committee has decided to allow me to go back to the Brim -3 study after I finish with my WBR!  This is great news since the Braf was holding the chest tumors at bay.  I did progress to having 5 brain mets.  I have just finished with a third of the WBR and today I have woken up with more strong side effects, effecting my left side.  I slouch and trip.  Doc said the WBR would cause more swelling and the symptoms would increase for some time.  The steroids are drving me crazy with feeling like I've had WAY too much caffeine and hungry ALL the t

    The Roche study committee has decided to allow me to go back to the Brim -3 study after I finish with my WBR!  This is great news since the Braf was holding the chest tumors at bay.  I did progress to having 5 brain mets.  I have just finished with a third of the WBR and today I have woken up with more strong side effects, effecting my left side.  I slouch and trip.  Doc said the WBR would cause more swelling and the symptoms would increase for some time.  The steroids are drving me crazy with feeling like I've had WAY too much caffeine and hungry ALL the time! 

     

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      MichaelFL
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      Glad you could stay on. Rest now. Get off the computer.

      Michael

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        Vermont_Donna
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        Shelley,
        That is GREAT news. I am sure you feel good about this news. Please be careful and dont fall and hurt yourself. I know what you mean about the ravenous hunger and jittery-ness with steroids, but oh man did I love the energy boost!
        Hugs from Vermont…we are in “sugaring season”!
        Vermont_Donna, stage 3a

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        Vermont_Donna
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        Shelley,
        That is GREAT news. I am sure you feel good about this news. Please be careful and dont fall and hurt yourself. I know what you mean about the ravenous hunger and jittery-ness with steroids, but oh man did I love the energy boost!
        Hugs from Vermont…we are in “sugaring season”!
        Vermont_Donna, stage 3a

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      MichaelFL
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      Glad you could stay on. Rest now. Get off the computer.

      Michael

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