• Golfingnut
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 1 year ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just finished 4th round of Yervoy/Opdivo combo infusion. Minimal side effects after round 1. Tired in afternoons, slight rash, itching

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • goyler
    • Experience with Kidney Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Dang, another lymph node in my chest shows the cancer is back. Now on Immunotherapy with Opdivo and Yervoy.

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    • Cobokat
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinoma ...
    about 2 years ago
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    Cancer has progressed

    Oh No

    After 1 year, 7 months on Keytruda my cancer has progressed. I will start a new therapy July 31, 2019 - Opdivo and Yervoy. Hoping fo...

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    • Lehigh
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    Most exciting words I ever expected to hear. So grateful for Gods mercy in my life. Thanking God foygiving our scientists the funds ...

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    • buffcody
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Milestones

    Wednesday, June 15, I recieved the word that I no longer had evidence of stage 4 melanoma from my oncologist at the University of Mi...

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    • DonnainRI
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started Opdivo and Yervoy on the 16th of January. No real effects as of yet, but they gave me a huge list of possible side efects/to...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • krugerj65
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 5 years ago
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    nothing major just IV or Port

    Decision Point

    Starting on Yervoy beginning of october, still waiting on the schedule for my radiation treatment.

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  1. about 5 years ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Yervoy, 4 doses

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Tgrosso
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 5 years ago
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    Having scans this week after 3 months of Ipi/Nivo treatment

    Oh No

    Last scan 3 months ago after 2 1/2 months of horrible chemo showed growth of my mediastinal tumor to 13.2cm×7cm×9.5cm, another tumor...

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    • Francyn
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 5 years ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First dose of Yervoy. No side effects. Maybe some low grade fevers but I neglected to buy a thermometer for a while, so I don't real...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Rebecca68
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Retired on disability due to fatigue. Also on Synthroid - the Yervoy killed my Thyroid.

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    • Rebecca68
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Yervoy/Nivolumab

    Clinical Trial

    Travel 3 hours each way to receive this clinical trial. I have been in the trial since August 2013. Infusions every other week.

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