saltygirl wrote:I wonder what clinical trial at Sloan. Any idea?
https://www.everydayhealth.com/cancer/c ... al-cancer/
...Before she started chemotherapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Spill’s doctors tested her tumor for a mutation that would qualify her for a clinical trial of an immunotherapy drug the center was overseeing.
It was positive. Spill became the fourth person in the United States to try the therapy, which has far fewer side effects than traditional radiation and chemotherapy, and it preserved her ability to conceive in the future.
She was scheduled for nine treatments over the course of six months. By her fourth, the tumor had shrunk by half. It was then that her doctor told her that the therapy had completely cleared the tumors in the three other women enrolled in the trial. By the final treatment, her tumor had completely disappeared..."
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