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Good news! First CT on MEK and PI3K inhibitor trial

Forums General Melanoma Community Good news! First CT on MEK and PI3K inhibitor trial

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    Angela C
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      I got good news recently and wanted to share for those who might be interested. I am on the trial at Mass Gen in Boston that combines MEK162 and BKM120. I had my first CT scan last week and after less than two months on the drugs I have 16% shrinkage!! All tumors have responded. This is the first treatment in over two years that as been able to shrink my stubborn adrenal gland tumor. I am very excited and encouraged by the results, but really don’t know what to expect long term. Hopefully more shrinkage! Now I have a brain MRI tomorrow and hope that things are going to be okay there.

      I got good news recently and wanted to share for those who might be interested. I am on the trial at Mass Gen in Boston that combines MEK162 and BKM120. I had my first CT scan last week and after less than two months on the drugs I have 16% shrinkage!! All tumors have responded. This is the first treatment in over two years that as been able to shrink my stubborn adrenal gland tumor. I am very excited and encouraged by the results, but really don’t know what to expect long term. Hopefully more shrinkage! Now I have a brain MRI tomorrow and hope that things are going to be okay there. It’s my follow up scan to the SRS I had in October.

      Just wanted to share the good news!

      ~Angela

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        POW
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          Wow, Angela! That's great news! Keep up the good work! 

          POW
          Participant

            Wow, Angela! That's great news! Keep up the good work! 

            POW
            Participant

              Wow, Angela! That's great news! Keep up the good work! 

              aldakota22
              Participant

                Great news.So very happy that you are on the right treatment finally.Prayers that it full success continues.Always love the good posts.You deserve it .Keep that PMA .you will Beat the Beast.  Al

                aldakota22
                Participant

                  Great news.So very happy that you are on the right treatment finally.Prayers that it full success continues.Always love the good posts.You deserve it .Keep that PMA .you will Beat the Beast.  Al

                  aldakota22
                  Participant

                    Great news.So very happy that you are on the right treatment finally.Prayers that it full success continues.Always love the good posts.You deserve it .Keep that PMA .you will Beat the Beast.  Al

                    TSchulz
                    Participant

                      So great to hear your good news.  I can't tell you how happy I am for you!  

                      Best wishes for further shrinkage! Troy

                      TSchulz
                      Participant

                        So great to hear your good news.  I can't tell you how happy I am for you!  

                        Best wishes for further shrinkage! Troy

                        TSchulz
                        Participant

                          So great to hear your good news.  I can't tell you how happy I am for you!  

                          Best wishes for further shrinkage! Troy

                          Phil S
                          Participant
                            Angela, We are thrilled for you, great news!! You have fought so hard, it’s wonderful to hear something is working! Keep positive and stay strong, you are a true warrior! God bless, Valerie and Phil
                            Phil S
                            Participant
                              Angela, We are thrilled for you, great news!! You have fought so hard, it’s wonderful to hear something is working! Keep positive and stay strong, you are a true warrior! God bless, Valerie and Phil
                              Phil S
                              Participant
                                Angela, We are thrilled for you, great news!! You have fought so hard, it’s wonderful to hear something is working! Keep positive and stay strong, you are a true warrior! God bless, Valerie and Phil
                                Swanee
                                Participant

                                  Angela,

                                  Thanks for sharing your good news with us, you've been on my mind so much  and I've been hoping you're doing well and finding good results with your treatment.  Thanks for posting and wishing you much more continued success with this treatment.  

                                  Swanee 

                                  Swanee
                                  Participant

                                    Angela,

                                    Thanks for sharing your good news with us, you've been on my mind so much  and I've been hoping you're doing well and finding good results with your treatment.  Thanks for posting and wishing you much more continued success with this treatment.  

                                    Swanee 

                                    Swanee
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                                      Angela,

                                      Thanks for sharing your good news with us, you've been on my mind so much  and I've been hoping you're doing well and finding good results with your treatment.  Thanks for posting and wishing you much more continued success with this treatment.  

                                      Swanee 

                                      Tina D
                                      Participant

                                        Great news… and I am glad you took time to share it! We just do need to hear from each other & I love reading about people getting good results from treatments ๐Ÿ™‚   . Sure looks like you have been through a tough road & I am glad things are looking up.

                                        Thank you for sharing your good news!

                                        Tina

                                        Tina D
                                        Participant

                                          Great news… and I am glad you took time to share it! We just do need to hear from each other & I love reading about people getting good results from treatments ๐Ÿ™‚   . Sure looks like you have been through a tough road & I am glad things are looking up.

                                          Thank you for sharing your good news!

                                          Tina

                                          Tina D
                                          Participant

                                            Great news… and I am glad you took time to share it! We just do need to hear from each other & I love reading about people getting good results from treatments ๐Ÿ™‚   . Sure looks like you have been through a tough road & I am glad things are looking up.

                                            Thank you for sharing your good news!

                                            Tina

                                            JoshF
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                                              Angela-

                                              That is great news!!!! I wish you continued success with your treatment!!!

                                              JoshF
                                              Participant

                                                Angela-

                                                That is great news!!!! I wish you continued success with your treatment!!!

                                                JoshF
                                                Participant

                                                  Angela-

                                                  That is great news!!!! I wish you continued success with your treatment!!!

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