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CORRECTION.... SORRY!!!! was posted 02/29/2012 12:59 pm by Anonymous
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I'm so so sorry - I am the 1st poster to answer.

I meant to say that my mother had the kras mutation and so WAS NOT treated with Tarceva.

Do NOT WORRY if you have the kras mutation. Most of us do. It is one of the most common mutations in people with cancer of many types.

Remember, every tumor has mutations in MANY MANY genes that lead to their cancer. It is not one mutation for most of us that causes the cancer. It is the collection of many mutations, over time, that leads cancer centers to grow.

I really apologize for my confusing post.

THERE IS HOPE!!! There is always hope. For us, I was happy to find out that we had the Kras mutation because this was useful information. It helped us prioritize which chemo to try next.

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