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Just had another round of clean scans (CT chest and abdomen pelvis) which puts me at NED for 1 1/2 years while on Taf/Mek combo! Had immediate response after recurring in lung and perinoteal nodes.
My question is…could mel "skip" the nodes and move to brain? I'm only asking because for the past month or so I've been experiencing light headedness, dizzy spells and being off balance. Cognitively I feel fine.
Of course I will share my concerns with onc, and I'm sure he will order mri. Just wanted some opinions.
I had ippi which had i was stable for year and half then found brain tumour but still stable eles where for 2 years now. Know its not same treatment you had but i had my brain tumour treated last march and going for my next scans on April 22nd
So nice to hear about ur effective treatments, Scoob, what was your brain treatment? Pls share, a learner here.
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