My partner has a new nickname, Mickey Mouse. He likes this nickname as he watched Mickey Mouse cartoon as a kid and that he has a chance to be a lab rat/guinea pig whatever you want to call for this clinical trial we try to get him in. Yesterday we thought he wouldn't be able to join due to a long list of supplements that he has or has taken which could complicate thing with the trial. This morning, we were informed of a 'good' news that he has been given a green light to participate in the trial but not allow to take any supplement from now on. Now, let's think if it's a good news. It's sort of a good news as he gets to try a new drug that seems to be promising in the lab. However, it's the first time they test this drug in human and that's something I'm a bit uncertain about. At least, to our knowledge, there are two persons in this program already and they are still alive... and well, I hope. Fingers crossed!
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Good luck, hope it works and hope it teaches the docs a lot about how to beat this awful disease.
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Hi peanutz, Hows it going with the new treatment your hubbys having,
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Hi there, Sorry, can't say much as it's still too early. The second dose is scheduled for tomorrow. There are both up (active, out and about) and down time (no energy the whole day) in the past 3 weeks since the 1st dose. We have an MRI next Monday which will tell us whether the treatment works or not. It seems so early to judge but hope it works (either the tumour stays the same size or smaller). If it doesn't work, that's the end of this treatment. We are very nervous at the moment. 😞
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