Wednesday, September 07, 2011
That was a Quick Ride
Dr. Martins called about a half hour ago. The chinical trial radiologist reconsidered and agreed that there was too much progression. So I am off the clinical trial.
The current options so far are:
1) whether the clinical trial would permit me to continue using MDX1105 outside the trial for humanitarian reasons (any lawyers out there know about these sorts of appeals?).
2) using Gemcitabine (Gemzar). Not shown to be very efficacious in late chemo settings.
3) using Sunitinib. This would be an off label use and there is a question whether the insurance company would pay for this as a result.
The options are not so good. We shall see.