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#156270 - 10/15/12 01:38 AM Maybe of Interest
nocam Offline
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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+2 nodes, non smoker, casual drinker, exercise nut, Cisplatin x 3 & concurrent IMRT x 35,(70 Gy), no surgery, no Peg, Tx at Moffitt over Aug 06. Jun 07, back to riding my bike 100 miles a wk. Now doing 12 Spin classes and 60 outdoor miles per wk. Nov 13 completed Hilly Century ride for Cancer, 104 miles, 1st Place in my age group. Apr 2014 & 15, Spun for 9 straight hrs to raise $$ for YMCA's Livestrong Program. Certified Spin Instructor Jun 2014.

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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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