Thanks Dionca. The CT report is a bit underwhelming and only shows small shrinkage with the biggest shrinkage being about 1 cm off the side of my biggest rumour that used to cause pain. Nothing new and my chest is still clear. I also hope for continued results for a long time on this trial.
Dionca wrote:Wow, that's quite the Christmas present - a very impressive drop in CEA. That, combined with pain reduction and tumour shrinkage, sounds like you found the right trial. I'm very happy for you, and hope you continue to see good results.
DX 1/31/14 @ 33- SPS-T4a(invades visceral peri), N2a(6/106 LN), M1a(ovary) (Stage 4a) MSS; BRAF V600E
2/1/14-subtotal col, lost R ovary, temp ileo
3/14-9/14- folfox; sepsis
11/14-CT/PET: L ovary met, pelvic met, (?)ghost liver met(?)
12/14-folfiri -13 rds kept me stable from 3/15-6/15
09/15- cea 0.9
05/16- recurrence in abdo wall and lymph nodes
01/17- pulmonary embolism
02/17- 1 wk radiation to abdo wall
08/16- on folfiri
11/18- Beacon trial-encorafenib & cetuximab