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Rova- T or Rovalpituzumab tesirine trial Uveal Melanoma

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    kaileetutt
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      Rovalpituzumab tesirine, Rova-T, is an antibody conjugate drug that has shown to have some efficiency in treating small cell lung cancer. My mother has uveal melanoma that metastasized to her liver & now has spread to other parts of her body. The liver is the most life threatening organ at this time, it is close to 80% compromised. We are trying to get into the Rova-T trial & I was wondering if anyone else is in the same boat or is already undergoing treatment with Rova-T? I know it has just recently been opened up to treat other types of cancer besides SCLC, melanoma is one of them. To be accepted into the trial, tumors have to test positive for expression of the DLL3 protein. Mom is getting a biopsy today & we are praying hers do. This is sort of our last option for treatment. If anyone has any knowledge or experience regarding to Rova-T or any other hopeful treatments for uveal melanoma, I would love to hear! 

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        Cindyco
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          Keeping you and your mom in my prayers!

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            kaileetutt
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              Thanks Cindy! Likewise! 

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