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Mon, Nov 11 10:03am · 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!

Mon, Nov 11 9:09am · 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!

Sat, Nov 9 8:18pm · 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.

Sun, Nov 3 2:57pm · 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.

Sun, Oct 20 10:09am · 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?

Sat, Oct 19 7:30am · 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.

Tue, Oct 8 12:35pm · Immunotherapy and chemo; Keytruda side effects in Lung Cancer

Hoping for another great scan for you. Keep us updated!

Tue, Oct 8 11:35am · Immunotherapy and chemo; Keytruda side effects in Lung Cancer

@richcolleen I am in same situation as you, just had my 3rd infusion of Keytruda added to my 10th Alimta (Chemo) treatment. Trying to keep cancer from growing, and it has slowed progression, and I should find out if it’s all stopping growth in a few days. I too am now out of commission 7 days out of each 21-day cycle. Have you discussed with your oncologist what the next step would be when current treatments stop working?