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Tumor Profiling? Who does it?

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    WendyPam
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      Can anyone tell us of a company that does any type of tumor profiling that maybe can lead us to some treatment plan for my Mother.

      Another question being that my Mom is Braf Negative and C-Kit Negative and seems that every other test that we have done we never have the marker. Does this make her besides being Braff Negative is she considered Braf Wild Type?

      Currently we are on a chemo cycle,Carbo/Abraxane. Trying to get our doc to bring Avastin into the cycle next round. We completed 2 treatments and holding off today because of low levels and our primary doc was out. In 3.4 years all she has done is Interferon, Yervoy and a Yervoy re-induction. With the re-induction we only complete 2 treatments. I am very interested at this point about the clinical trial E7080. Looking at other options until more Anti-pd1 trials open.

      Thanks everyone for your help as always!

      Wendy

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        LynnLuc
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          Best place to start is your oncologist or even your primary care provider…request the tests…I asked my PCP in the beginning and he got my HLA type ( I took him the trial outline I wanted to attempt to get in and showed him what I wanted). I also got my tumor assay done when I was accepted for a trial ( which said which antigens I had in the melanoma.Your insurance may not pay for it, so you should ask first…in trials they don't always charge you unless its a standard test…

            LynnLuc
            Participant

              PS  

               I also got my tumor assay done when I was accepted for a trial in Seattle- the company is called PhenoPath and address is 551 North 34th Street Seattle WA 98103 phone 206-374-9000 Fax (206) 374-9009.

              bcl
              Participant

                A friend recently had Caris Life Sciences profile his cancer ( a rare cancer, skin related but not melanoma). The lab then supplied a detailed ( "Target Now')   report which included a list of 'Agents Associated with Clinical Benefit'  and also one of agents associated with a lack of benefit. 

                http://www.carislifesciences.com/

                bcl
                Participant

                  A friend recently had Caris Life Sciences profile his cancer ( a rare cancer, skin related but not melanoma). The lab then supplied a detailed ( "Target Now')   report which included a list of 'Agents Associated with Clinical Benefit'  and also one of agents associated with a lack of benefit. 

                  http://www.carislifesciences.com/

                  bcl
                  Participant

                    A friend recently had Caris Life Sciences profile his cancer ( a rare cancer, skin related but not melanoma). The lab then supplied a detailed ( "Target Now')   report which included a list of 'Agents Associated with Clinical Benefit'  and also one of agents associated with a lack of benefit. 

                    http://www.carislifesciences.com/

                    LynnLuc
                    Participant

                      PS  

                       I also got my tumor assay done when I was accepted for a trial in Seattle- the company is called PhenoPath and address is 551 North 34th Street Seattle WA 98103 phone 206-374-9000 Fax (206) 374-9009.

                      LynnLuc
                      Participant

                        PS  

                         I also got my tumor assay done when I was accepted for a trial in Seattle- the company is called PhenoPath and address is 551 North 34th Street Seattle WA 98103 phone 206-374-9000 Fax (206) 374-9009.

                      LynnLuc
                      Participant

                        Best place to start is your oncologist or even your primary care provider…request the tests…I asked my PCP in the beginning and he got my HLA type ( I took him the trial outline I wanted to attempt to get in and showed him what I wanted). I also got my tumor assay done when I was accepted for a trial ( which said which antigens I had in the melanoma.Your insurance may not pay for it, so you should ask first…in trials they don't always charge you unless its a standard test…

                        LynnLuc
                        Participant

                          Best place to start is your oncologist or even your primary care provider…request the tests…I asked my PCP in the beginning and he got my HLA type ( I took him the trial outline I wanted to attempt to get in and showed him what I wanted). I also got my tumor assay done when I was accepted for a trial ( which said which antigens I had in the melanoma.Your insurance may not pay for it, so you should ask first…in trials they don't always charge you unless its a standard test…

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