Wonder Drug!!

from lizzie's lungs

I just left the Ottawa Cancer Centre with fantastic news! Since starting Xalkori on July 15th, my tumour in my lung has shrunk about 50% and the others have had marked shrinkage as well!!! I am completely over the moon and immensely grateful that this wonder drug is working. After shedding a few tears of joy and reviewing all of the images, Dr. Laurie decided to keep me on these pills for another 2 months and we will once again reevaluate at that point. The fact that these pills are so effective at shrinking the tumours opens up many different treatment possibilities and I couldn’t be more grateful and optimistic that I will one day be NED (no evidence of disease).

Xalkori day 1

                                   First day taking Xalkori – July 15th, 2015

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