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Bone Met – what treatment are you doing if you have them?

Forums General Melanoma Community Bone Met – what treatment are you doing if you have them?

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    Rea
    Participant

      Hi everyone,

      My husband has a bone met on near his knee tibia area.  They are suggesting radiation.  Any one have experience with this?

      He's Stage IV and has been battling going on 9 years.  It keeps coming back, but within the lasts year it's become more persistent.  Any info you can give will be appreciated.

      Thanks.
      Rea

      Hi everyone,

      My husband has a bone met on near his knee tibia area.  They are suggesting radiation.  Any one have experience with this?

      He's Stage IV and has been battling going on 9 years.  It keeps coming back, but within the lasts year it's become more persistent.  Any info you can give will be appreciated.

      Thanks.
      Rea

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        emilypen
        Participant

          Hi Rea,

          My husband has mutliple bone mets. He had radiation on 2 of the more painful areas and that took care of all of the pain. Now they just ache a little when it's cold or damp.

          He's currently on a trial that combines a mek inhibitor with a P13k inhibitor and his scans are showing reduction of all bone mets as well as soft tissue mets.

          This is the best he's been feeling in over 6 months so we're thrilled.

          Emily

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          emilypen
          Participant

            Hi Rea,

            My husband has mutliple bone mets. He had radiation on 2 of the more painful areas and that took care of all of the pain. Now they just ache a little when it's cold or damp.

            He's currently on a trial that combines a mek inhibitor with a P13k inhibitor and his scans are showing reduction of all bone mets as well as soft tissue mets.

            This is the best he's been feeling in over 6 months so we're thrilled.

            Emily

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