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by sdino
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI
Replies: 563
Views: 83465

Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

My Wife had lung wedge resection surgery this week 1/8/18 at NCI/NIH to harvest her TILs. Everything went well and today we will go home after she completes Aspheresis. Now we wait and see for 3 months if the harvested cells grow with the proper mutations. Incredible stuff going on down here in Beth...
by sdino
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: At Slight Crossroads and NCT01174121
Replies: 15
Views: 1212

Re: At Slight Crossroads and NCT01174121

My Wife has been accepted into the trial. Surgery to resect lung mets slated for Jan 10th.
by sdino
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: At Slight Crossroads and NCT01174121
Replies: 15
Views: 1212

Re: At Slight Crossroads and NCT01174121

The crossroads has been .... CROSSED. We visited NCI/NIH last week for prescreening processes (Brain MRI, Blood work, pul function test, CT scan(s) review, chest Xray, exams), met with the Clinical Nurses- RN's Nixon and McIntyre, Fellow Dr Shindorf, Dr Yang-Lead doctor and Surgeon Dr Ripley - All F...
by sdino
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI
Replies: 563
Views: 83465

Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

My Wife's was a Blood Test for HLA
by sdino
Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone with Stage IVa just do Xelolda or 5-fu?
Replies: 90
Views: 5806

Re: Anyone with Stage IVa just do Xelolda or 5-fu?

Wife was on Xeloda (3000 mg/day) + Avastin IV since 8/2/17. Been through 6 full treatments. CT scan showed slight growth in lung mets.
by sdino
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Tom marsilje
Replies: 40
Views: 2504

Re: Tom marsilje

God Rest
by sdino
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: KRAS G12V Mutation Question
Replies: 25
Views: 1162

Re: KRAS G12V Mutation Question

Thanks for the Info NHMike ! Cheers !
by sdino
Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: KRAS G12V Mutation Question
Replies: 25
Views: 1162

Re: KRAS G12V Mutation Question

Hi NHMike - Quick question , What Clinical Trial are you referring to in relationship with KRAS G12D ?
thanks,
by sdino
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI
Replies: 563
Views: 83465

Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

Any updates on fellow board members currently in this trial. We are waiting on CT Scan mid November as to whether or not we will be participating.
by sdino
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Inspirational Sayings
Replies: 80
Views: 16054

Re: Inspirational Sayings

As my Great Grand-pappy always said... " Taint no sense getting drunk unless you can show it". :wink:
by sdino
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ANY Pros/Cons Vitamin D3 ?
Replies: 19
Views: 2065

Re: ANY Pros/Cons Vitamin D3 ?

Thanks for the input gang, I think my next step is to include my wife's blood makeup to include VD3 results. Then I can speak with some intelligence to our ONC . Cheers ! sdino
by sdino
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Husband broke down last night
Replies: 79
Views: 6930

Re: Husband broke down last night

Hi mb - Sorry for the turmoil and brain wracking you guys are going thru. I can only talk about my experience. We did FOLFOX+Avastin for 12 rnds. Only got to 8 rounds with OXi-. We seen a decent reduction in colon/lung mets with that cocktail. That being said, Both ONCs (Roswell n Sloan) were very v...
by sdino
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ANY Pros/Cons Vitamin D3 ?
Replies: 19
Views: 2065

ANY Pros/Cons Vitamin D3 ?

Just looking for some input on taking Vitamin D. We reside in Western, NY 15 miles from Lake Erie which equals a lot of "dank days" here. Currently on a 3 month tour of duty of 5FU (pill)+Avastin. Has anybody seen any advantages of taking VD3 ? Ive read numerous online articles and our ONC...

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