TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

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Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

Postby Lee » Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:22 pm

sdino,

AWESOME news!!

Lee
rectal cancer - April 2004
46 yrs old at diagnoses
stage III C - 6/13 lymph positive
radiation - 6 weeks
surgery - August 2004/hernia repair 2014
permanent colostomy
chemo - FOLFOX
NED - 10 years and counting!

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Sleen
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Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

Postby Sleen » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:08 am

I was MSS too, Claudine!
Don't brush it off.
When "they" say immunotherapy doesn't work for MSS, they are talking about infused agents like Keytruda, and Yervoy, etc.

Celine
my blog: Cancer Riot

NED since April 2016!
April 2016: lower left lung lobectomy. NED
8 mo. f/u: 1 of 7 tumors progressed.
6 mo. f/u PR confirmed (Jan 2016)
Jul 2015: NIH TIL trial NCT01174121 NCI/NIH Surgery Branch FAQ
Dec 2014 confirmed stage IV w/bilateral lung mets
FOLFOX + Radiation (bladder)
KRAS G12D :: MSS
dx Sep 2013 @47yo: IIIc T4b N2b MX [bladder invasion, 17/21 lymph nodes]

Married 28 yrs. kids: 24, 21, 17, 12, 10
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Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

Postby Gravelyguy » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:49 am

sdino wrote:Update 1/24/20: 18 week follow-up at Bethesda Trial NCT01174121, Some good news ! It appears the Tumor Inflitrating Lymphocyctes (TILs) are still Marching. My Wife showed SIGNIFICANT Shrinkage in her lung lesions. However several large "older" ones remained unchanged (which they said is sometimes expected from Older Grandma tumors). No new metasis and no new growth. The Brain tumor has shrunk 95% = almost GONE ! and one liver lesion is Gone and the other liver lesion previously 1.0 cm shows a 90% reduction. So…. the TILs are being systemic meaning they are not confined to only one organ.



That is great news. Thanks for the update!

Dave
6/17 dx mRC t3n1m1 very low rectal tumor 2 liver Mets 1.3 cm and .9 cm

6/17 begin 4 rounds Folfox w/Vectibix
9/17 short course radiation
10/17 rectal and liver resection LAR with coloanal anastomosis (no rectum left)
11/17-3/18 8 rounds Folfox
6/18 still NED!! Takedown
8/28/18 still NED! CEA .8 new low for me
10/18/18 colonoscopy clear
12/12/18 clear scans, CEA .9 still NED!
6/11/19 clear scans CEA 1.0
12/19/19 clear scans CEA 1.0 still NED!

Claudine
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Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

Postby Claudine » Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:01 am

Sleen wrote:I was MSS too, Claudine!
Don't brush it off.
When "they" say immunotherapy doesn't work for MSS, they are talking about infused agents like Keytruda, and Yervoy, etc.

Celine


SO GOOD to know that there are still many options out there! Thank you and I hope you stay NED forever :D
Wife of Dx 04/18 (51 yo). MSS, KRAS G12A
No primary (involuted?)
Lytic tumor L4 vertebrae, EBRT radiation 04/18, SBRT 02/19
Resection small intestine 05/18 (no cancer found - Crohn's)
Failed adjuvant Xelox
Folfiri + Avastin 03/19 to 01/20
6.7 cm left adrenal mass 03/19, successful resection 02/20
CEA since 03/19: high 58, low 3.2, now 7.6
Scan 03/19: Multiple small lung nodules up to 5mm
Scan 12/19: one 1mm stable nodule
PET 04/20 small uptake by L4
L3-L4-L5 fusion surgery and residual tumor removal 05/20

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Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

Postby Sleen » Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:52 am

Checking in to say Follow-Up 16 happened at the beginning of March.
Still NED! I requested annual visits going forward, and they said "OK." woot!

I hope you all are staying safe and sheltered.

Celine
my blog: Cancer Riot

NED since April 2016!
April 2016: lower left lung lobectomy. NED
8 mo. f/u: 1 of 7 tumors progressed.
6 mo. f/u PR confirmed (Jan 2016)
Jul 2015: NIH TIL trial NCT01174121 NCI/NIH Surgery Branch FAQ
Dec 2014 confirmed stage IV w/bilateral lung mets
FOLFOX + Radiation (bladder)
KRAS G12D :: MSS
dx Sep 2013 @47yo: IIIc T4b N2b MX [bladder invasion, 17/21 lymph nodes]

Married 28 yrs. kids: 24, 21, 17, 12, 10
SE Michigan home schooler, unemployed mechanical engineer, and programmer.

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Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

Postby CRguy » Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:25 pm

THAT is mega spectacular news my friend !!!!!!!

Thank you so much for staying on forum to keep us updated AND to help new members.

Harmony on the Journey
CRguy

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my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
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Re: TIL Immunotherapy at NCI

Postby DAS43 » Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:09 pm

Was seen at NIH 5/27 and 5/28/20. The tumor is still growing it is almost at 1cm. The good news is that there continues to be no new matastises. The plan is for me.to go back in Sept and they will do test for surgery and I will meet with surgeon. I am not happy about waiting that long but with covid 19 they feel it would be safer waiting till lower cases. I continue to worry about this tumor creating new matastises, butt the doctors dont believe this will happen. They seem perplexed as to why it shrank 75% then started growing again. Hopefully when it is removed they will be able to get the answer.
11/13 total blockage DX colon cancer IV, colostomy
1/14 folfox
3/14 liver resection NED
8/14 last chemo
12/14 colostomy reversal
8/16 3mets to lungs
10/16 trial at NIH TIL
9/17 partial responder to TIL protocol


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