BRAF inhibitors/targeted therapy...not just for melanoma!!!

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Bubbles
12/6/2018 9:35am
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Check out the story of this little fellow and his family - dealing with a slow-growing ganglioglioma to the brain - respond to BRAF/MEK targeted therapy:

https://www.compuserve.com/news/story/0002/20181206/KBN1O51JX_1  

Ratties will save the world!  Thanks.  celeste

What an amazing story. Thank you for sharing!!

Amanda

Stage IV — one brain met (resected via craniotomy 3/1/18 and subsequently treated with SRS) and two shrinking lung mets. Started Opdivo 4/16/18.

Thanks for the share, some day soon all patients will have genetic screening done and many will find a drug not normally used in their cancer. Two programs come to mind in this field, Tapur and NCI match.https://www.tapur.org/patients                    https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials/nci-suppor...