Yes!! Bristol melanoma drug combo marks new advance in immun Home › Forums › Melanoma Diagnosis: Stage IV › Yes!! Bristol melanoma drug combo marks new advance in immun This topic is empty. Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) Author Posts May 16, 2013 at 12:52 am #21275 LynnLucParticipant Having done this for 30 months and have been NED for 3 + years with Stage IV…I agree!! Bristol melanoma drug combo marks new advance in immunotherapy “PD-1 is arguably the most exciting breakthrough in cancer therapy in a decade,” said ISI Group analyst Mark Schoenebaum. “There is speculation that it might offer a cure for some patients with solid tumors. This is unprecedented.” http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-rt-health-cancerbristolmyers-melanomal2n0dw398-20130515,0,4009113,full.story May 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm #60731 Shirley ZParticipant Congraulations on 3+yrs NED! Thats fantastic! They had something on World News last night about the break through with melanoma therapies. Its so exciting to see how far things have come. It definitely holds promise for future generations. Wishing you continued success. Shirley Z May 16, 2013 at 2:53 pm #60732 Catherine PooleKeymaster Lynn, Have you been on the Yervoy/PD1 combo? Or just PD1? The article is about both. If so, what are side effects like? May 17, 2013 at 12:28 pm #60733 gostanParticipant New York Times Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/16/business/melanoma-treatment-harnesses-immune-system-to-combat-cancer-cells.html Author Posts Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) The forum ‘Melanoma Diagnosis: Stage IV’ is closed to new topics and replies.