Update - CT Scan results

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11/10/2010 4:39pm
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Hi All,

Just wanted to let you all know the good news! After 7 weeks on the trial drugs ( Mek & P13k) my husbands  scan results show "stable" disease. The measurements show that the tumours and bone lesions have experienced absolutely no growth!

We were hoping for a reduction in size but as he feels so great and and its only been 7 weeks we're happy. Hopefully in the next scans in 2 months will show a reduction.

Would love to hear how others on the Mek inhibitor have faired with their scans? was reduction immeadiate or did it take time?

 

thanks,

 

Emily

lhaley - (11/10/2010 - 6:42pm)

Great news!  Stable is good when someone has been having progression!  Take a deep breathe and enjoy the time between now and next scans.  Scan anxiety is hell!

Linda

Anonymous - (11/10/2010 - 7:01pm)

Hi Emily,

 

Happy to hear that the tumors are stable. How have the side effects been on GSKMEK for your husband??? What is P13K??? Do you know the clinical trial number ...NCT

Hope you get shrinkage next scans

emilypen - (11/10/2010 - 9:50pm)

The side effects have been minimal so far. Some rash on his face and back, slightly more sensitive stomach and a little fatigue. The clinical trial # is http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01155453.

Given the disease was progressing incredibly quickly in the 2 months previous to him starting the trial, we're thrilled.

Emily