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    LynnLuc
    Participant

    I talked with Dr Weber today…had scans etc..I remainstage 4 NED! 2 treatments left in the 30 month trial. I also discussed the possible release of BMS’s anti pd-1. He says there is no way its going to go for approval UNTIL phase 2 trials are completed and we are still in phase 1. We have been in phase 1 trials since 2010 at Moffitt and still in phase 1 trials.

    Now perhaps this will benefit some of you all…Dr Weber has opened the trial for resected melanoma to Stage 3 c… he has only 5 slots left in this trial. If you are interested in either trial you can e-mail him at jeffrey.weber@moffitt.org .

    Here is that trial http://cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/search/view?cdrid=682183&version=HealthProfessional&protocolsearchid=10185044#AlternateTitle_CDR0000682183

    NOW..here is some other good news…he still has slots in the unresected melanoma trial and he is thinking on asking BMS to expand it to include more people….

    that trial is

    http://cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/search/view?cdrid=682171&version=HealthProfessional&protocolsearchid=10185044#AlternateTitle_CDR0000682171

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    Catherine Poole
    Keymaster

    Thank you Lyn for posting these. If folks are interested in these trials, I would call the number on the listing asap as this post is also on another bulletin board and the slots may fill fast. The research nurse is also a good contact, here are the phone numbers: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at University of South Florida

    Leticia Tetteh, RN 813-745-4617

    Email: Leticia.tetteh@moffitt.org

    Jeffrey Weber, MD, PhD, Principal investigatorPh: 813-747-2691; 888-663-3488

    U.S.A.

    Florida

    Tampa

    H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at University of South Florida

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