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Opdivo was posted 05/26/2016 01:06 pm by Daughter
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I'm trying to help any one I can.

She is not on a clinical trial, but I believe they do exist in phase 1.

I believe the dr was able to get it as a 'compassion' use (not sure).

It ended up being covered. Not sure wether Medicaid or Blue cross or compassion.

Sometimes if you call the manufacturer directly they often help patients who can't afford it.

She feels the same as she did on other chemo regimens. Not worse!

My mother and I try to look into as much research as we can and try to be creative, without being dangerous, to see if maybe something will work. There are so many cutting edge treatments being developed.

I believe that there will be some results from trials at the next ASCO meeting in June.

I hope this helps.

For the love of my mother.

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This is NOT advice, but for information purposes only. Everyone's situation is different and should consult with their own oncologist.



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