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Imylgic injections

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    Stlmag
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      Is there anyone receiving Imylgic injections  ?       Husband got first treat today. Only 6 people in Mississippi that I know about.

       

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        maryb-z
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          Hi,

          I am waiting on my insurance to approve this treatment for me. I have been dealing with melanoma lesions in my right leg since 2009 and am currently stage 3C. I did the interferon treatment back in 2009 but am now going on my 9th recurrence (3 lesions,1 sub-q and 2 located by a PET scan). My injections will have to be ultra sound guided which my doctor has not yet expereiced before. She has 2 other patients but they have a lot more bulky tumors visible to the eye. If you are on Facebook there are 3 closed groups for melanoma that I belong to and I think 2 members are currenlty doing the Imlygic injections. If you are comfortable friending me on FB I can get the administrators to add you to the groups. My FB profile name is Mary Louise

            Stlmag
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              Would like to join the groups. I will look for you on FB. Imlygic has a patient assitance program if you have problems with insurance.

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