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GSK Braf Knocked Out 6 of 7 tumors

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    mrsmarilyn
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    Hello-With 7 tumors including 1 on lung, my brother was put on Braf/GSK 9 months ago.  All have dissapeared except one in pelvic area-which grew and therefore, he failed Braf according to trial standards.  So his Dr. at Sara Cannon put him on GSK Braf/MEK combo.  All PET was clear except the one reamining stubborn tumor and we are hoping this Braf/MEK will knock it out.  No side effects – he feels great, but once again so mysterious why all six were eliminated and yet one still remains.  We are so close!

    Hello-With 7 tumors including 1 on lung, my brother was put on Braf/GSK 9 months ago.  All have dissapeared except one in pelvic area-which grew and therefore, he failed Braf according to trial standards.  So his Dr. at Sara Cannon put him on GSK Braf/MEK combo.  All PET was clear except the one reamining stubborn tumor and we are hoping this Braf/MEK will knock it out.  No side effects – he feels great, but once again so mysterious why all six were eliminated and yet one still remains.  We are so close!

    Best of luck to all and feel free to contact direct.

    ThinkSpringSnowbirds!!!

    MrsMarilyn from Michigan

    sister of Gary (from Florida stage IV)

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