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#156270 - 10/15/12 01:38 AM Maybe of Interest
nocam Offline
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Posts: 61
Loc: Georgia
I have only looked at one of these so far,the one about some research being done at MIT. This Could Be Big ,but there may be a lot more here of interest.

MIT New way to treat cancer?


Edited by ChristineB (10/15/12 03:44 AM)
Edit Reason: corrected link
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2010 sore throat
Jan 2011 ENT no prob
Jun CAT no prob
July PET
July biop pos
July PEG

HPI (1-3) T2N1 squamous cell carcinoma right tongue base treatment chemo/XRT end Oct 2011.
Jan 2012 PET neg
June PET-18mm mass right tongue base pos to 7.2 SUV no nodes pos
July MRI.
July bio pos

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#156281 - 10/15/12 12:30 PM Re: Maybe of Interest [Re: nocam]
davidcpa Offline

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Interesting. Adding any other tool can only be good.
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Age 58 at Dx, HPV16+ SCC, Stage IV BOT w/ 2 nodes, non smoker, casual drinker and exercise nut, Cisplatin x 3 w/ concurrent IMRT x 35, (70 Gy), no surgery, no Peg, Tx at Moffitt over 8/28/06. June 2007, back to riding my bike 100 miles a week. Now doing 12 Spin classes and 60 outdoor miles per week. Nov 2013 completed Hilly Century ride for Cancer, 104 miles, and took 1st Place in my age group. April 2014, Spun for 9 straight hours to raise $$ for YMCA's Livestrong Program.

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#156286 - 10/15/12 01:05 PM Re: Maybe of Interest [Re: nocam]
Cheryld Offline
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Very cool. My surgeon uses something similar - a camera that can detect in real time where the cancer is in situ... smile
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