Stimuvax and ONT-10

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June 26, 2012 at 9:09 am  #11925    


Has anyone had experience with either one of these vaccines? Also, do you know if these drugs are available for compassionate use?

June 26, 2012 at 3:45 pm  #11945    

Dr. Weiss

As best I am aware, both are available only on clinical trials.

Jared Weiss, MD
Lead Medical Oncologist

Views expressed here represent my opinion, not those of GRACE or University of North Carolina. This information does not constitute medical advice and is intended to supplement and not replace medical information provided by your doctor.

June 26, 2012 at 3:45 pm  #11946    

catdander forum moderator

Here is a link to a recent podcast that should be of help.

My husband, 53 @ dx of stage 3 squam nsclc R. pancoast tumor 8/09 caused destruction of 3 ribs, touching brachial plexus. 2 core and 1 VATS undx biopsies. Open thoracotomy for 1 positive biopsy (unresectable). Chemorads, 9/09. MRI by pancoast specialty surgeon 11/09 spine met found, stage IV, Rad to spine, Chemo changed from cis/etop to navelbine/carbo. 6 cycles total. Tarceva 2/10-11/10. 3cm tumor L lung, biopsy undx w/collapsed lung. Gemzar, 12/10 through 7/12. NED 3/12, stop tx 7/12. Remains NED as of 8/14.

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