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Two weeks of GSK BRAF MEK trial and already obvious shrinkage

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    mommydog
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    Yesterday my husband had his first two week doctor's appointment after beginning the GSK BRAF/MEK trial at UCSF.  We thought that some of his skin lesions looked smaller, but were afraid it was just wishful thinking.  The doctor confirmed that our observations were not merely wishful thinking. He looked at one lesion and said "You call yourself a tumor?"  Apparently, our doctor believes in trash-talking tumors.  We both left feeling more hopeful than we have in a long time.

    Yesterday my husband had his first two week doctor's appointment after beginning the GSK BRAF/MEK trial at UCSF.  We thought that some of his skin lesions looked smaller, but were afraid it was just wishful thinking.  The doctor confirmed that our observations were not merely wishful thinking. He looked at one lesion and said "You call yourself a tumor?"  Apparently, our doctor believes in trash-talking tumors.  We both left feeling more hopeful than we have in a long time.

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      theonlydrea
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      that's great news!

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        dawn dion
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        YEA!!!!!!!  I am so happy for you:)!  I just passed the month mark – Mine is not where I can see it so I have no idea what is happening with it.  When I started there was only one and it was pretty small so you give me lots of hope!

        Hugs and Smiles :)

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        theonlydrea
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        my husband started his braf inhibitor GSK 2118436  particle study yesterday! Praying it works like we keep hearing! Once again great news and good luck to you guys!

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        theonlydrea
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        my husband started his braf inhibitor GSK 2118436  particle study yesterday! Praying it works like we keep hearing! Once again great news and good luck to you guys!

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        dawn dion
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        YEA!!!!!!!  I am so happy for you:)!  I just passed the month mark – Mine is not where I can see it so I have no idea what is happening with it.  When I started there was only one and it was pretty small so you give me lots of hope!

        Hugs and Smiles :)

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      theonlydrea
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      that's great news!

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      KellieSue
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      Fantastic news! Here's for continued shrinkage of tumors. Die stupid tumors! ;)

       

      Kellie(from Iowa) Stage IV on B-RAF

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      KellieSue
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      Fantastic news! Here's for continued shrinkage of tumors. Die stupid tumors! ;)

       

      Kellie(from Iowa) Stage IV on B-RAF

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