Topic: XELOX Trial
I visit this site every day as my friend Pat Martin (check out the Martin blog) was diagnosed with CC in February of this year. She has tried several things with limited success but has been in the XELOX trial at MD Anderson since the first of August. She just had her first follow up CT scan and got the results yesterday with an 18-20% decrease in the size of her tumors! Her oncologist, Dr. Glover, was thrilled beyond words and was most encouraging. Therefore, Pat will stay in the trial and stayed over to have her chemo while she was there. This trial is a mixture of Xeloda and Oxaliplatin and seems to be having good results with others also. I know that different drugs work for different people, but I would highly recommend the trial to anyone who hasn't had any luck with their treatments yet. It's the first good news that Pat has received since February so I wanted to pass it on and make sure everyone who might be looking for something has the opportunity to check out this trial.
Good luck to all in the CC family,