Guest Piermarie Posted February 20, 2004 Share Posted February 20, 2004 Hi Everyone- Not sure if anyone has heard of "Woman's World" magazine, but I decided to pick up copy at the grocery store and got a wonderful surprise!!! It is the February 24, 2004 edition and there is a story titled "Iressa gave me back my life". It is from a woman who was dx'd with stage IV NSCLC, non smoker, and although she doesn't divulge her age, she talks about her upcoming 25yr. anniversary and she has a 16yr old, a 14yr. old, and a 10yr. old. Anyway, she she has mets to the brain and liver and they start her on chemo. After 3 rounds of chemo and no improvement, in fact she can barely get off of the sofa, they decide to try a clinical trial of Iressa. Now, this was 3-4 years ago at Cedars Sinai Hospital. She felt better almost immediately from the Iressa and then 8 months after taking it, there was no evidence of cancer at all on her scans!!!! She ends the article by saying that she is still taking the Iressa to keep the cancer "at bay". This was a great story and if anyone wants to read it but can't find it, let me know and I will copy it and mail it to you!!!!! Staying Hopeful keeps me Strong!!!!! Pier Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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