This is a great link about what Immunotherapy is!Immunotherapy: The new weapon in the fight against cancer – Yahoo News.
I’m sure the card on the back of the chair said no wifes allowed on their husbands laps during treatment!
We started the Immunotherapy clinical trial on March 17th. We travelled to Pittsburgh on Sunday(coincidently my 48th birthday).Monday morning,we got over to the hospital at 7am, for a cat scan and needle biopsy of the liver.We didn’t get out until almost 3pm. Mike… Continue Reading
A little about MK-3475. It is an antibody. Antibodies are proteins that the immune system uses to fight infection.It has been designed to block PD-1.PD-1 is a molecule that shuts the immune response to infection or a cancer cell. So..an… Continue Reading
After 6 grueling months of chemo consisting of gemcitabine and cisplatin that stopped working, Mike was accepted into a clinical trial that consisted of Trametinib that worked for 7 months,and then stopped working sometime in January. Mike had a genetic test… Continue Reading
Lynch Syndrome is generally an inherited condition. The way I understand it is that we are all born with 2 repair genes. They go behind our DNA strands and get rid of the DNA mismatches. Mike was born with only 1 repair gene.So, when you… Continue Reading