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Ixempra

wonderingalice
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Joined: Feb 2010

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:

http://www.slm-oncology.com/uploads/media/Approaching_Locally_Advanced__Metastatic__or_Recurrent_Endometrial_Cancer.pdf

Please let this be the one...

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