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Old 06-12-2012, 11:55 AM   #1
StephN
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Genentech’s TH3RESA trial has many locations

This trial has 199 study locations, with over 50 locations in the U.S. The trial is for HER2+ metastatic survivors who have received at least two prior regimens of HER2-directed therapy. It has two arms: T-DM1 and treatment of physician’s choice. To read more about TH3RESA, visit http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01419197

For any patients, caregivers or doctors who are looking for available trials for T-DM1 or Pertuzumab, or if the TH3RESA trial is in a location on the list that’s not yet recruiting, please call Genentech’s Trial Information Support Line at 888-662-6728. The call line is staffed by trained nurses who can discuss available Genentech trials.
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Found suspicious lump 9/2000
Lumpectomy, then node dissection and port placement
Stage IIB, 8 pos nodes of 18, Grade 3, ER & PR -
Adriamycin 12 weekly, taxotere 4 rounds
36 rads - very little burning
3 mos after rads liver full of tumors, Stage IV Jan 2002, one spot on sternum
Weekly Taxol, Navelbine, Herceptin for 27 rounds to NED!
2003 & 2004 no active disease - 3 weekly Herceptin + Zometa
Jan 2005 two mets to brain - Gamma Knife on Jan 18
All clear until treated cerebellum spot showing activity on Jan 2006 brain MRI & brain PET
Brain surgery on Feb 9, 2006 - no cancer, 100% radiation necrosis - tumor was still dying
Continue as NED while on Herceptin & quarterly Zometa
Fall-2006 - off Zometa - watching one small brain spot (scar?)
2007 - spot/scar in brain stable - finished anticoagulation therapy for clot along my port-a-catheter - 3 angioplasties to unblock vena cava
2008 - Brain and body still NED! Port removed and scans in Dec.
Dec 2008 - stop Herceptin - Vaccine Trial at U of W begun in Oct. of 2011
STILL NED everywhere in Feb 2014 - on wing & prayer
7/14 - Started twice yearly Zometa for my bones
Jan. 2015 checkup still shows NED
2015 Neuropathy in feet - otherwise all OK - still NED.
Same news for 2016 and all of 2017.
Nov of 2017 - had small skin cancer removed from my face. Will have Zometa end of Jan. 2018.

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