Mar 26, 2010 - 12:35 pm
My mom has her first second-line chemo today. They opted against the Cisplatin and are instead using Ixempra. Insurance denied the Avastin and they are appealing that, meanwhile she will get just the Ixempra. It's a new family of drug which has been used for taxane-resistant breast cancer. There have been some clinical trials for UPSC and I found this recent article:
Please let this be the one...