poggie Posted December 11, 2003 Share Posted December 11, 2003 Has anyone heard of or participated in a clinical trial with ABT-510? My mother in law's NSCLC has now been changed from Stage IIIB to Stage IV after a bone scan and x-rays confirmed that there is cancer in at least two places in her spine and might also be in her right hip. As a result, she no longer qualifies for the clinical trial of chemo/radiation and OSI 774. The doctors are wanting her to try another study that includes Carbo and Taxol along with ABT-510. ABT-510 would need to be injected daily into her stomach. From what I understand, and I may be completely wrong, ABT-510 is supposed to stop blood vessel growth to cancer. The risk involved include bleeding at the tumor site. Because of this, she would need a MRI of the brain tomorrow to be sure that there aren't any mets to the brain. She's already had two CTs and a PET scan not show anything but we didn't think that it was in the spine based on these tests either. Any advice or suggests? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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