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Inhibitors and swelling

Forums General Melanoma Community Inhibitors and swelling

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    Terra
    Participant

    Hi, my husband just started a trial of P13 K and Mek inhibitor two weeks ago.  The rash has certainly started on his face but also some swelling – does anybody know if inhibitors might cause some swelling – I don't recall it being one of the possible side effects.

     

    Thank-you,

    Terra

    Hi, my husband just started a trial of P13 K and Mek inhibitor two weeks ago.  The rash has certainly started on his face but also some swelling – does anybody know if inhibitors might cause some swelling – I don't recall it being one of the possible side effects.

     

    Thank-you,

    Terra

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      sharmon
      Participant
      My husband Brent has been on. Mek alone trial 14 months and no swelling. He just started to progress and we want to be on your trial. Where are you enrolled?

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      sharmon
      Participant
      My husband Brent has been on. Mek alone trial 14 months and no swelling. He just started to progress and we want to be on your trial. Where are you enrolled?

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      emilypen
      Participant

      Hey Terra,

      As you know my hubby was on the same trial. He only had swelling in the area that he had previously had lymph nodes removed and that was after the rash got really bad.

      Where is Derek experiencing swelling? Is he on any steroids?

       

      Em

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      emilypen
      Participant

      Hey Terra,

      As you know my hubby was on the same trial. He only had swelling in the area that he had previously had lymph nodes removed and that was after the rash got really bad.

      Where is Derek experiencing swelling? Is he on any steroids?

       

      Em

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        Terra
        Participant

        No he is not on any steroids and the swelling is around his jawline area.  Just really concerned it is more cancer spreading.  He is also fighting a cold. And the rash isn't that bad yet so we just don't know what it is. Thanx for answering Emily.  How is Jason doing on the BRAF/MEK trial?

         

        Sharmon we are at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto – it is one of ten sites around the world.  Phase 1B with Dr. Bedard.  Here is the link:

        http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01155453 

         

         

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        Terra
        Participant

        No he is not on any steroids and the swelling is around his jawline area.  Just really concerned it is more cancer spreading.  He is also fighting a cold. And the rash isn't that bad yet so we just don't know what it is. Thanx for answering Emily.  How is Jason doing on the BRAF/MEK trial?

         

        Sharmon we are at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto – it is one of ten sites around the world.  Phase 1B with Dr. Bedard.  Here is the link:

        http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01155453 

         

         

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