Anyone tried Liquid Biopsy?

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boxhill
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Anyone tried Liquid Biopsy?

Postby boxhill » Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:25 pm

And if you did, was it helpful?

I'm thinking it might give me some data to help decide whether I can safely go off Keytruda. I just can't stand this ongoing pain. It is crushing me.
F, 64 at DX CRC Stage IV
3/17/18 blockage, r hemi
11 of 25 nodes,5 mesentery nodes
5mm liver met out
pT3 pN2b pM1
BRAF wild, KRAS G12D
dMMR, MSI-H
5/4/18 FOLFOX
Neulasta 6/28
7/9/18 CT NED
11/20/18 CT NED. Enlarged spleen.
12/20/18 Liver MRI 5mm liver met? and 2 lymph nodes in porta hepatis
12/31/18 Keytruda
6/5/19 Triphasic CT LN and spleen normal, Liver node stable
6/28/19 Pause Keytruda, predisone for joint pain
7/31/19 Restart Keytruda
9/10/19 CT stable

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CRguy
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Re: Anyone tried Liquid Biopsy?

Postby CRguy » Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:38 pm

No personal experience,
but this search for "liquid biopsy"
https://coloncancersupport.colonclub.com/search.php?keywords=%22liquid+biopsy%22&terms=all&author=&sc=1&sf=all&sr=posts&sk=t&sd=d&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=Search

will flag some members who have discussed this in more detail

Best wishes
CRguy
Caregiver x 4
Stage IV A rectal cancer/lung met
12 Year survivor
my life is an ongoing totally randomized UNcontrolled experiment with N=1 !
Review of my Journey so far


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