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Cold weather and treatment side effects?

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    sweetaugust
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    Just wondering….

    I've now gone through two winters in Boston while on the anti-pd1 MK-3475 treatment for my stage 4 melanoma.  I have noticed that in the winter my side effects seem to be worse than in the warmer summer months.  I feel so much better in the warm months and experience almost no side effects.  Where in the winter, there seems to be a pressure or squeezing on my organs.  Has anyone else noticed that in the dry, freezing weather that their side effects from the treatments seem to be worse?

    Laurie

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