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      My husband had a recurrence, after three years of being NED and free of treatment (thanks to keytruda). A little black spot under the skin found a month ago was indeed melanoma. Pet scan followed which showed few spots in lungs with very low SUV, but also a lit up vertebra in his spine (SUV 5,2). His doctor suggested keytruda again,along with lenvatinib.
      I know keytruda had minimum to no side effects on him. But I only know few things about the pill. Has anyone had experience of this drug? Can it be tolerated well? Any info would be precious for me.
      Thank you
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          My wife used levantinib for about 2 years with Pembro. The combination of these two drugs helped a lot in stopping the progression of the disease. Let’s say: if the disease comes at a speed of 100km/h, the treatment reduces it to 5 or 10km/h. The problem is that after a while the side effects increase a lot, it seems that the body becomes saturated, especially the digestive system. YES, my opinion is that this treatment is definitely worth trying.
            I had a recurrence (lymph node groin 4cm, suv was about the same)last year after 3 years NED from opdivo yervoy. I then had 2 cycles of nivolumab/relatlimab followed by surgery. The nivo/rela shrunk the tumor in half and upon pathology it was less than 10% cancerous. No re-currences in the following year. There is hope in re-starting immunotherapy and I’ve read good things about Levatinib. Best of outcomes God Bless.
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