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Thu, Jan 9 6:23am · Small Cell Lung Cancer in Lung Cancer

You might want to get a 2nd opinion from MD Anderson Cancer Hospital in Jacksonville. Dr Vu there has been a great resource for me as a 2nd opinion dr.

Dec 10, 2019 · Living with lung cancer - Introduce yourself & come say hi in Lung Cancer

Congratulations! You’re an inspiration for so many.

Nov 11, 2019 · Crizotinib in Lung Cancer

I’m sure you do! They’re not going to scan again for 2-3 months. But my CEA blood marker has accurately tracked changes to my condition that PET scans always confirm. So I’ll take criz for 2 weeks and then get bloodwork…in the meantime it’s a lovely day and I feel pretty good. Hope you do too!

Nov 11, 2019 · Crizotinib in Lung Cancer

And I, as well, hope your new treatment is effective. I start Crizotinib the first week in December. Since side effects may be disabling, my dr and I agreed it best to start after I return from a business trip to England at the end of this month. So I’m off all treatment now these past 5 weeks, for the first time since my adventure began almost 2 years ago. Sure wish my eyes and nose would stop running already!

Nov 9, 2019 · Crizotinib in Lung Cancer

Still working on financing extremely costly copay. Hope to start it first week in December. Stopped Keytruda and Alimta last week as they are no longer working.

Nov 3, 2019 · IMFINZI your story in Lung Cancer

I had no side effects from Imfinzi. Sadly it had no positive effects on my condition either and was discontinued.

Oct 20, 2019 · Immunotherapy and chemo; Keytruda side effects in Lung Cancer

Alimta and Keytruda are not keeping cancer from growing. I get a new scan 11/1 and will probably get Crizotinib from now on. Am told I have few options left. Does anyone have any experience with this targeted therapy?

Oct 19, 2019 · Crizotinib in Lung Cancer

I’m getting switched off of Keytruda and Alimta to targeted therapy Crizotinib. Does anyone have any experience with this? Side effects? Success/failure? I’m told I have few options available.