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I rang the bell today, folks!

Forums General Melanoma Community I rang the bell today, folks!

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      Today was my last pembrolizumab, 18 months since starting. I had complete response as of June 2021 PET scan which was 10 months into my treatment for metastatic mel including bone involvement. The nurses made a great fuss over me and I even got a certificate signed by them (see profile pic).
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          So happy for the good news!!
            Well done, I never made it to the bell – in my infusion centre I think it was mainly for the chemo patients. I had to discontinue pembro because it was not working or not working well enough; then added TVEC to the pembro which made a difference, again had to discontinue because of difficulties – and then my first scan after discontinuing was miraculously clear (and I received the results which I could not believe on Ash Wednesday 2019).

            Wonderful news and glad for your response, really hope it stays!!!!!

              Congratulations!! I haven’t got to ring the bell, but I did get to bang the gong after my radiation treatment was complete (brain mets).

              Wishing you health and happiness!

                That is the way to start 2022! So happy for you, that is such incredible news! Congratulations on such a phenomenal response, wishing you only the best. I love that they gave you a certificate, that is awesome 🙂
                    Great news! Congratulations!! 🙂
                      Way to go!! Enjoy! – celeste
                        Great news. I am very happy for you. I hope these stories will become the norm soon.
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