Just when we thought we would try our luck with a clinical trial - first test of the drug in human, it's not simple as that. There is this new clinical trial of a drug AMG 595. You have to have a certain type of gene/cell which we were told 30% of people who have glioma (or GBM? - not sure) would have this. We got the tumour test - done for my partner and it's positive, blood test - fine, urine test - fine, ECG test - fine BUT he could still be ineligible to go on this trial. Guess why!? My partner takes so many supplements that it could be too complicated or too much of a risk to get him on the trial. Now we are waiting for the verdict....
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Hi Nat Have you guys been on carboplatin? Stuarts tumour has new growth on it and they are talking about starting that. Cheers Terese.
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Hi Terese - is that new growth with the MRI this week ???? Jo
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Hi Terese, Nop, no carboplatin. The only thing that Dennis has taken since the bad news is Dex and Somac. We were told that to be eligible for a clinical trial (AMG 595 or any other) you have to have only Temodar, nothing else. So Carboplatin and Avastin were out of equation while we explored our options. Nat
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