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    lyndaloo
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      Hello – My husband had lung surgery Feb/11 and a craniotomy June/11 with WBR and targeted radiation to other brain lesions.  His 4th (last) IPI infusion was Feb/12.

      Hello – My husband had lung surgery Feb/11 and a craniotomy June/11 with WBR and targeted radiation to other brain lesions.  His 4th (last) IPI infusion was Feb/12. This weeks scan results showed all body tumors and skin tumors have disappeared, the brain is also clear except for one lesion that they believe is responding to IPI and is showing signs of "exploding" and breaking apart.  This is encouraging news, what a blessing!!!!  The ipi treatment caused alot of edema in the brain but happy to report he is off all steroids now.  He is now left with poor eyesight.  We are seeing an eye doc today and another eye doc on Monday to see if they can help him.  We don't know if this is the fallout of the brain radiation since one of the tumors was near the ocular nerve, or if the ipi has caused this.  I am hoping they can help him, as he cannot work/drive with his vision impairment and is self employed.  All this aside, we are overjoyed with the results!!!

      Loving wife Lyndaloo

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        Tim–MRF
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          This is great news–thank you for sharing.

           

          Tim–MRF

          Tim–MRF
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            This is great news–thank you for sharing.

             

            Tim–MRF

            Tim–MRF
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              This is great news–thank you for sharing.

               

              Tim–MRF

              hope4cure1
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                Oh wow, Lyndaloo!!!!!!!   That is wonderful news!  You two must be celebrating to the max.  I really hope the eye doctor was help him.

                Hope

                hope4cure1
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                  Oh wow, Lyndaloo!!!!!!!   That is wonderful news!  You two must be celebrating to the max.  I really hope the eye doctor was help him.

                  Hope

                  hope4cure1
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                    Oh wow, Lyndaloo!!!!!!!   That is wonderful news!  You two must be celebrating to the max.  I really hope the eye doctor was help him.

                    Hope

                    aldakota22
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                      Very happy for the results.After all you both have ben through the payoff is fantastic.Will keep you in my prayers and hope the eye problems only improves.Love reading the good posts.     Al

                      aldakota22
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                        Very happy for the results.After all you both have ben through the payoff is fantastic.Will keep you in my prayers and hope the eye problems only improves.Love reading the good posts.     Al

                        aldakota22
                        Participant

                          Very happy for the results.After all you both have ben through the payoff is fantastic.Will keep you in my prayers and hope the eye problems only improves.Love reading the good posts.     Al

                          lyndaloo
                          Participant

                            Just wanted to clarify that he finished Ipilimumab (yervoy) Feb/12, not sure if I made myself clear….

                            lyndaloo
                            Participant

                              Just wanted to clarify that he finished Ipilimumab (yervoy) Feb/12, not sure if I made myself clear….

                              lyndaloo
                              Participant

                                Just wanted to clarify that he finished Ipilimumab (yervoy) Feb/12, not sure if I made myself clear….

                                LynnLuc
                                Participant

                                  Great News!!

                                  LynnLuc
                                  Participant

                                    Great News!!

                                    LynnLuc
                                    Participant

                                      Great News!!

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