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Yervoy Response Already?

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    sjl
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      My husband had his first round of Yervoy on Tuesday after carbo/taxol stopped working.  He felt fine yesterday and worked a long day.  Today, he was totally wiped out with fatigue just as he was on the second day after he had the chemo.  But, a tumor that popped up fast last week (to about 1/2" diameter) on his neck feels different today.  It feels softer and I really think it is a bit smaller.  Has anyone else had this fast of a response to yervoy?  I'm sure hoping the yervoy is kicking in already!

      My husband had his first round of Yervoy on Tuesday after carbo/taxol stopped working.  He felt fine yesterday and worked a long day.  Today, he was totally wiped out with fatigue just as he was on the second day after he had the chemo.  But, a tumor that popped up fast last week (to about 1/2" diameter) on his neck feels different today.  It feels softer and I really think it is a bit smaller.  Has anyone else had this fast of a response to yervoy?  I'm sure hoping the yervoy is kicking in already!

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        Ali
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          I had all sorts of tumors shrinking my first week on Yervoy.  I got very sick at the same time.  Hope this is what's happening with him!  I am still responding to one dose of Yervoy (combined with Temodar) 8 months later.  Keep us updated.

          Ali
          Participant

            I had all sorts of tumors shrinking my first week on Yervoy.  I got very sick at the same time.  Hope this is what's happening with him!  I am still responding to one dose of Yervoy (combined with Temodar) 8 months later.  Keep us updated.

            Ali
            Participant

              I had all sorts of tumors shrinking my first week on Yervoy.  I got very sick at the same time.  Hope this is what's happening with him!  I am still responding to one dose of Yervoy (combined with Temodar) 8 months later.  Keep us updated.

              Josh
              Participant

                At the time I started taking Yervoy, I was essentially bedridden and had a laundry list of symptoms. Within that first week almost all of my symptoms disappeared. My doctors said that my fast response was uncommon, but not unheard of. Hopefully your husband is having a similar response. Best of luck!

                Josh

                Josh
                Participant

                  At the time I started taking Yervoy, I was essentially bedridden and had a laundry list of symptoms. Within that first week almost all of my symptoms disappeared. My doctors said that my fast response was uncommon, but not unheard of. Hopefully your husband is having a similar response. Best of luck!

                  Josh

                  Josh
                  Participant

                    At the time I started taking Yervoy, I was essentially bedridden and had a laundry list of symptoms. Within that first week almost all of my symptoms disappeared. My doctors said that my fast response was uncommon, but not unheard of. Hopefully your husband is having a similar response. Best of luck!

                    Josh

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