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Just wanted to update on my progress. I am NED for the last 2 years after finding melanoma in my gallbladder and groin lymph node. Had both Optivo for 7 months and BRAF inhibitors Baftovi and Mektovi for 8 months.
I appreciate this forum and wish everyone on here to gain the strength to fight this disease. Some of the things I credit in my fight (besides doctors and treatments) is constant exercise, all the healthy food I continued to eat, raising my vitamin D levels and monitoring (as I was deficient at diagnosis) and practicing strict sleep hygiene.
Best wishes to everyone and let’s keep fighting and supporting more research for this disease.
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