I had all 4 infusions of Ipi with no insurance problems. Each infusion brought on some different side effects, but was manageable. I did end up on steroids for 6 weeks after the 4th infusion. Good luck.
Don had two rounds of Ipi. He was a total responder after first round. After 13 months had mets to colon. After colon resection no problems getting second round. Now NED for his longest period yet @ 18 months with a clear PET last week. My understanding is if it reoccurs he will not qualify for round 3. He would then probably go to anti PD1 drug. Karen
Thanks, Karen….I’m so happy to hear of Don’s response, that’s great. I have been stable for 30 months on my last course, but a couple of peritoneal mets have started to progress. I have ocular melanoma and I’m hearing there has been very little success with anti-pd1 in ocular melanoma. Since I’ve had such great success on Yervoy, I’m hoping my doctor can convince them to allow me to have my 3rd course.
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