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One of the lucky ones Taf/Mek

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    mom3girlsFL
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    Hi All,

    Just wanted to post real quick recent scans show NED!!! After being on (sometimes off) various doses of tafinlar mekinist combo I am mel free! Wow, can't even believe it! 

    Have been on almost a year so i was honestly not expecting the good news.  Even the last lingering 2mm lung nodule has disappeared.  Oncology appointment tomorrow. Not sure where we go from here…any thoughts?  Will i be on meds indefinitely?

    Ugh, just trying to enjoy the news and clearing "thoughts" from my head!

    Laurie

    2002 stage 1

    2010 stage 3 – radical groin dissection

    2015 stage 4 – lung, retroperinoteal/para aortic – Taf/Mek combo

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      Patrisa
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      Wow mom3girlsFL,

       

      that is fantastic news, sooo happy for you!

      Love,

       

      Patrisa

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      Patrisa
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      Wow mom3girlsFL,

       

      that is fantastic news, sooo happy for you!

      Love,

       

      Patrisa

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      Patrisa
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      Wow mom3girlsFL,

       

      that is fantastic news, sooo happy for you!

      Love,

       

      Patrisa

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      debwray
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      Lovely to hear some hear some good news. Long may it continue !

      Best wishes

      Deb

       

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      debwray
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      Lovely to hear some hear some good news. Long may it continue !

      Best wishes

      Deb

       

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      debwray
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      Lovely to hear some hear some good news. Long may it continue !

      Best wishes

      Deb

       

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      Yvette
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      Great news!!!

      Thank you for sharing and please keep us updated on your next steps. I'm only 5 months in on the combo and the side effects are finally starting to calm down. Living a more 'normal' life has been such a wonderful break. 

      Yvette 

      (Responder to taf/mek combo, 2013 stage 1b – primary on scalp, 2016 stage 4 – lungs, pancreas, liver)

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      Yvette
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      Great news!!!

      Thank you for sharing and please keep us updated on your next steps. I'm only 5 months in on the combo and the side effects are finally starting to calm down. Living a more 'normal' life has been such a wonderful break. 

      Yvette 

      (Responder to taf/mek combo, 2013 stage 1b – primary on scalp, 2016 stage 4 – lungs, pancreas, liver)

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      Yvette
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      Great news!!!

      Thank you for sharing and please keep us updated on your next steps. I'm only 5 months in on the combo and the side effects are finally starting to calm down. Living a more 'normal' life has been such a wonderful break. 

      Yvette 

      (Responder to taf/mek combo, 2013 stage 1b – primary on scalp, 2016 stage 4 – lungs, pancreas, liver)

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