17 Burst results for "Metastatic Melanoma"
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Mentioned down half way down her thigh other outside side there was a big mass there she was seen by our primary doctor dermatologist and she had a biopsy was melanoma and surgeons dermatologists tried to cut allowed to grew right back the group back in the growing into right growing should a mass she came to us with a rock hard mass of the fight and in the growing metastatic cancer should know cats get no pet scan the surgeons rippling big surgery on the growing and the site and she came to us she too refused surgery for her metastatic melanoma she lives in Pennsylvania she came here was a big effort to come for her and well I saw her and she had this large mass of three centimeter mass of the right five and a three centimeter mass under growing all melanoma we stage drop we found no other cancer we offered her treatment and she was treated almost two years ago for metastatic melanoma with radiosurgery only with surgery on the primary site failed and she is in remission cancer free she got staged a new pet scan to physical exam she's doing well pleased with her treatment and avoided radical surgery on the leg and radical surgery on the growing had only our treatment pinpoint radiosurgery precision treatment and in the unusual department I went about a man seventy one years old as an accountant and he developed the breast cancer and yes about one percent of breast cancers occur in men and no one ever told him to ever look south examinee ended up with a large mass of the breast surgeons run to remove his breast we came here we staged a mop we found that the fact that the cancer traveled was four and a half centimeters of the breast we treated is suppressed in his breast cancers now gone with no surgery no chemo he had out patient our treatment only minor sector liederman first of America with body radiosurgery first to New York with a friend read a surgery even for cancer for newly diagnosed cancers or recurrent cancers even if primer chemo radiation or surgery didn't workers wanted fours and tolerated we have lots of information to send.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on 77WABC Radio
"And for keeping urinary life and this is what we do everyday at thirteen before Broadway Broadway in thirty eight street in the heart of New York City where we accept most insurances what about a man is sixty years old he's a black man from Jamaica I said that because as a disease like another famous black men that was Hey singer which we'll talk about in a few minutes this is a man who is sixty years old as a corrections officer in a melanoma on his foot. and he had surgery one of the biggest hospitals on this for it and then the cancer travel to lymph node and then it spread up and down his legs metastatic melanoma. up and down his leg and is beginning to years of chemo immuno therapy they're injecting viruses into the tumors and the cancers just rip roaring growing like crazy is whole leg is swollen with cancer. remember who that famous singer from Jamaica's with melanoma Bob Marley yes Bob Marley at metastatic melanoma like this man this man also is from Jamaica also Blackground also started on the hero and so important if you see a change in your skin to come in and get checked another teaching point and warning sign the sooner you find a mellow normal which is can be a fatal disease the sooner you can have a chance of being cured this man had a large tumor surgery to help them chemo didn't help I mean real therapy and how many came here for treatment when all the other treatments are failing him cancers growing through the skin is fun getting cancer nod goes up and down the leg and the wishes are treatment when he's been at all the big hospitals and the treatment just did not work this is what we do every day at thirty four Broadway brought in thirty eight street in the heart of New York City what about a sixty three year old woman who comes to the breast cancer she was diagnosed two years ago she felt a lump in the breast and finally she went to one of the big hospitals had a biopsy she was told that she needs are met mastectomy buyers surgeon showed us six centimeter mass in the breast of multiple lymph nodes and armpit and she was upset that the surgeon wanted to do a mastectomy and chemo and standard radiation. without looking to see where the cancer traveled and so important to know before anything is done to check and make sure whether the cancers traveled why should you have a mastectomy she doesn't want to have a mastectomy number one number two she wants to wear the cancer is number three two one so what treatment options are not just with the surgeon says well you got to have a mastectomy she doesn't want it she wants to hear about all the options that's why she came here to radio surgery New York there's another teaching port interesting teaching point is a seventy five year old man is twelve children born in Trinidad several years ago as PSA was eight any of the biopsy about three years ago was negative. well he comes for a second opinion just because you have a biopsy three years ago doesn't mean it's negative for the rest of your life another big teaching point was PSA was eight and then they get a biopsy will now is PSA is twenty point six seven he came to me just for a check up he came only for a checkup repeat his PSA it was twenty point six seven we got a biopsy painless easy biopsy and this cancer Gleason seven is a high risk cancer with a PSA of twenty Gleason seven six cores positive so smart it's really smart that he came here for a second opinion and we worked him up there's no spread of the cancer this is the work that we do every day at thirteen eighty four Broadway so just because you had a biopsy years ago doesn't mean anything today cancer can change in cancer can evolve this man's PSA went up the biopsy before was negative doubts positive anyone's treatment he wants treatment to have a chance to be successfully treated everyone speak about a man who seventy nine years old comes importer Rico married his adopted children he was seen for weight loss you went from a hundred and sixty two hundred twenty six pounds that's another word teaching point if you're losing weight for no good reason give us a call call us at two one two choices he went to one of the big hospitals in a cat scan the cat schedule a pancreas mass biopsy showed cancer he had one cycle of chemotherapy hated that he couldn't tolerate the chemotherapy and it was a localized cancer will localized pancreas cancer why would you want chemotherapy which has zero chance to be here at two. so we came here we spoke about all the options and yeah you can ask him what he wants. there's a treatment or valuation in months we asked for new cancer markers as cancer markers for the pancreas to give us an idea of the corruption of the cancer and response to therapy so see a ninety nine restaurant pet scan we're seeing him back treat this pants Chris cancer hopefully for cure that's what we do every day at thirteen eighty four Broadway Broadway in thirty eight street in the heart of New York City I don't have a seventy five year old man is from Saint Vincent's in the Caribbean he had prostate cancer years ago he was referred to again to one of the big hospitals in standard treatment has diabetes and high blood pressure and recently he had. burning in the **** said burning in the **** urologist looked inside and found this way miss cancer of the urethra so it's different kind of cancer Embry had years ago prostate cancer you got standard treatment yes ours squamous cancer in the re throw. yeah the work up there was no spread of the cancer he lost weight he went from two oh five two hundred seventy pounds lost thirty five pounds we worked him up he was seen here when his surgeons wanted to remove his bladder his urethra his prostate and his ****. we're going to do radical surgery to remove the bladder the prostate theory thrown the ****. which he didn't want and finally a surgeon he saw a surgeon who hates to do surgery he hates to do surgery on the prostitute because he knows how devastating this one of the biggest busiest urologist in town he hates to do surgery on the prostitute because he knows how devastating this will magic during surgery to remove the frost in the bladder and the urethra the **** well one more thing I should tell you in that is that we saw this man two years ago and we offered innovative treatment even though yet standard radiation of the prostate next door we were able to offer him treatment because we have the longest experience the most experienced with pinpoint treatment and we offered in treatment and we treat him. and he is cancer free he has his bladder and his prostate and his urethra and his **** and their functional and he's happy that he was able to avoid radical surgery deforming surgery we went to all the other hospitals they want to radical surgery things are so different here at radio surgery New York one of doctor Lieberman working at thirty four Broadway seeing patients with new and recurrent cancers most anywhere in the body often doing innovative work sometimes work that was thought to be impossible elsewhere often that's the way it is like this man with the cancer of the urethra after radiation to the prostate years before. we accept most insurances Medicare Medicaid one of such a leader minimum board certified actually triple board certified Harvard trained radiation cancer doctor the only such one in The New York in one of.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on StarTalk Radio
"He said I found a molecule. All the time. It's an sponsor while you look at. So when we see these commercials on television that say this is not a video game. This is not a screen saver. This is an actual cancer cell being attacked by your own immune system is that your research that the referring to. Wow. That is really proud now. Now, you only impressed because it was in a commercial because anybody just won the Nobel prize winner. No. But not everybody could get a commercial TV. That's true. I'm interested because I I'm I'm familiar with your work because my mother was lost to cancer last year about a week ago last year. I lost my mom to cancer bone cancer. And so but the immunotherapy was a little too. She was too advanced and too old. They said, so what are the cancers where your discoveries are most effective? Up to now, the most effective what has been melanoma about twenty metastatic melanoma, which when we started working on this. There was no approved treatment and been no jug that to had ever improve survival in randomised trial. There was no successful treatment. And so that was where the child with started. We started by when I was lucky it worked against all kinds of catcher, but started Melva, and what we know now that in approved by the FDA two thousand eleven after a lot of trials what we know now actually about two years ago. There was enough data DEP ten years. Follow data on five thousand people who've been treated in twenty something percent over twenty percent or alive ten years after a single round of treatment. And so when you add a second drug to drug subsequently discovered..
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Cancer kidney, cancer prostate or bladder this is the work. We do including sarcoma Oman melanoma and kidney cancer just what. This man had. So we learned a? Lot he now wants to stick with me we're staging them up we're getting a scan of his entire body and then we'll report to him exactly, where the cancer is and what. All the options are not just. With, the doctors, choices it's not the doctors. Choice it's the patient's choice to choose what should, be his. Or her treatment? Right? The patient is the president. Of the United States of his or her. Body and this. Is what I believe I truly believe it I believe it, every day and this is the work we do on talking about a seventy eight year old. Woman she's a woman who. Has melanoma, or right arm, and she's been going to one of the biggest hospitals they we're getting scans, over every year well two years ago the her scans were, negative a year ago she, had a, five centimeter, mass in the. Chest and nothing was done nothing, was done For this metastatic melanoma, this is a seventy eight year old woman and she she was born in Germany she lives. Here and she came to me. This week and she asked. Why aren't they taking care of me at this super Bucher big hospital, and? She's going to one of the most famous hospitals famous doctors has cancer grown, under lungs melanoma and no one's. Treating her two years. Ago there was clean cat scan over chest a year ago a five centimeter mass now is probably much bigger and. She has symptoms and she's suffering and she's asking, me why aren't they offering me any treatment why aren't. They offering me any scans why aren't. They, following me up, are they giving up on me why are. They doing that and if they're giving up on me why don't they. Tell me that Those are. All good points if they're, giving up on her why aren't they saying.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Can the best advice of course is for patient with cancer suspected cancer is a lump in the breast or difficulty with urination or high psa or lump of the lung is to come in because you can't diagnose and treat people over the radio over the phone but you can get lots of ideas and lots of information so we're gonna jump right in our talk about a woman who came to me this week and she was so nervous and who is she well she's a fifty nine year old woman she has two children she came with her son and well she had a mass on her leg and the mass was a melanoma one of the most terrible skin cancers and choosing your primary doctor and a dermatologist and then it was respected and this is all down by philadelphia should our care in philadelphia but now she's got a lump in the groin she's felt a lump for the last months in the right groin area as about two to three centimeters should an ultrasound and a biopsy showing that it is metastatic melanoma so the cancers traveled from earth by tour groin and that's what happens quite as cancer travel so much for one reason is the circulation of blood circulation in the body and the hardest pumping fluid blood out and then it comes back to the hearts was continual flow and sometimes the cancer cells get caught up in that flow and travel through the lymph system and that's what's happened in this woman so she has metastatic melanoma to the groin stage for recurrent cancer and the surgeon wants to do a radical surgery on her groin but he wanted to do it why she came into my office i can't i saw her she was there first thing in the morning and examined her got her history look through documents and he wanted to radical surgery again without any looking at her body now why would he think this was the only najah will hinder body once it starts circulating it can circulate anywhere that's the definition of cancer that can travel so why is he rushing her into radical surgery without getting staging her seeing what's in the body it only makes sense what's in the body what an dr wanna know that and went into the patient wanna know that and the loved ones why spoke to the patient and her son and they said yes they want to know that and we arranged immediately the same morning whereas the doctor was pushing for surgery never even talked to her about staging all we talked about was surgery didn't talk to her about staging he didn't talk to her about treatment options he didn't talk to her about radio surgery in tower she could come to new york for broadway and see dr liederman and have not invasive treatment for her metastatic melanoma that's another option and that's what i did i spoke to her and we met and i gave her the pictures of her body the reports are bodies so she had everything she got staged up her leg man over body all within hours and at the same time she was given copies and reports and explanations and i said well go home and think about what you wanna do for the groin you can have radical surgery you can have chemo luckily all the scans were negative except for the one mass and in fact she called me and said dr liederman i want your treatment i wanted as soon as possible because i do not want radical surgery i don't want robotic surgery i want your treatment and with us when we attack melanomas the lymph nodes are the bones or the brain or the lungs liver wherever might be our success rate is very very high and that's what she wants from us noninvasive pinpoint radio surgery for her metastatic melanoma and this is the work we do and that's why.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Forty two thirty seven mime sector liederman i will talk about a patient who came in this is a patient who came in with a massive cancer on her hand she is ninety one years old she's ninety one well yeah ninety one year olds wanna live and she's more likely to make it to a hundred than most of us to the mass in when she came in she was managing editor mangled filing it and looked like hamburger and was a big mass size of like a plum on her right wrist mother son who flew in from california just to be with her for that consultation i saw her she wanted treatment shed just a few treatments and now that cancer shrunken down the pleadings gone away that's going going going rate of sorta usually works even after the last treatment so usually keeps on working and working and working and for her she is very happy about the resolution has cancer was balki was painful was bleeding and now it's going away probably in volume and shrunken by i'd imagine eighty percent so she's happy we do treat many people with skin cancers in the face around the is ears nose mouth but we treat them over the body like this woman on her wrist we just treated a man with a cancer on his body another man with a cancer on the fine other man with a cancer on the eyebrow who came in though we see so many people with skin cancers basal cell squamous cell and care doa ken thumb we've been seeing a woman now and we'll talk about later with metastatic melanoma which is one of the most severe cancers of the skin and of course we should all know about staying out of the sun and wearing long sleeves and wearing a hat and wearing sun protection some many people have skin cancer skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in america many people don't want surgery that i want moes moh that i want most surgery because such deforming invasive procedure often were radiation is just the opposite there's.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on News Talk 1130 WISN
"Was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma from an unknown primary lesion he initially presented with a large mass in his armpit that was found to be a lymph node containing melanoma robert underwent surgery to remove the lymph nodes in his armpit as well as radiation he is currently free of disease he has experienced lymph dima as a result of the side effects of his treatment and we welcome him for coming share his story so dr harker marie if you can start by talking a bit about when melanoma spreads outside the skin how do you counsel patients about that and what are some of their therapy options in regard to that so first of all there's two main ways in which the melanoma can spread outside the skin first of all i can spread to the local lymph nodes and in that situation that melanoma is a stage three melanoma meaning spread to local lymph nodes and then if it spreads to other distant structures such as the lungs liver bone brain or other lymph nodes and skin outside of the area where the melanoma i developed considered a stage four melanoma with spread to distant sites when i see a patient with stage three melanoma meaning spread to local lymph nodes we talk about how this is still a potentially a very curable form of melanoma but that they are going to be at risk of having it come back and come back not only in the local area were dr clark one of her colleagues would have done the surgery or in the draining a regional lymph node basin but also potentially with spread to other sites historically we did not have good treatments for patients who had stage three melanoma when i first started the only treatment we had was a form of immunotherapy called interferon i describe this to patients as throwing gasoline on a fire so we treat patients.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on Novel Targets
"Subset of patients into responds. It's also true in kidney cancer. We actually don't know. What would happen in other tumors because we never really explored it very much in other tumors because of its talk city now interleukin two when it acts on cells induces Otherside kinds. Right. So it's not just the into two. It's what interleukin two does it self. And then all the other things that it induces that ultimately causes tumor regression, but the answer your question, which is can sing. Aside kind alone have anti tumor activity. We've had proof of concept of that for thirty years maybe longer than thirty years now would other side kinds be effective in that setting. The answer is probably yes. I mean, it's hard to match a side of kind to tumor because we don't really understand the biology that will, but you could imagine for example, interleukin twelve as a single agent had activity in some patients. Almost every Saudi kind that you look at in a small number of patients had anti-tumor activity. I'll Twenty-one had activity. We've seen the peg. I'll ten has activity and all of those have a little bit of single agent activity. So for some patients, whatever you're doing with outside kind is enough to tip that tumor to hit that threshold for anti tumor activity, but that's the scribe at at a super high level. I mean, it's much more detailed and complex that not sure. Even I understand how to how to do that. It may come as a surprise to some people, but the potential of cited kinds of constant union for note recent news, in fact, interleukin two was discovered. Him Roach robot Gallo back in nineteen seventy six. I was approved the treatment for kidney cancer, the twenty five years ago of a time of approval in nineteen Ninety-two. The FDA Commissioner David Kessler said fish treatment represents one of the first successful attempts to fight cancer, bug minting, but function of bodies immune system in nineteen ninety eight the FDA also approved system. I o to therapy for metastatic melanoma, however, it wasn't widely used because it came with the price of high cities O'neil.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on AM 1350 WEZS
"The american brain tumor association again lena looking at mortality rates of course who knows but is that typical to as well as i said earlier this is the most aggressive type of tumor that we deal with we don't use the word cancer because it doesn't spread to other parts of the body but unfortunately it's in your brain and as a continuously recurs the average survival is fourteen to sixteen months overall again having hopefully caught it early and if he is a good responder there are also a number of molecular markers that we use now and those are predictors for long term prognosis so hopefully he has all the appropriate markers and he will respond to the radiation and the chemotherapy yeah and you said in the beginning to the radiation and chemotherapy what's the typical course for that for most people because as we're discussing how aggressive it is most people will go and we would wait after the surgery wait wait several weeks for the wounded ill because radiation is hard on the scalp and then it's five weeks of radiation with conquer and chemotherapy and then subsequently the the patient will get chemotherapy at regular intervals yeah you just did a presentation at the annual meeting of the european low grade glenn oma work glioma glioma network and in doing that the focus there was early detection so how what's the early detection from the from the physician's point of view what we're trying to look at is to determine the cost effectiveness of getting mri scans we do not a not a full sequence of them are i which can be expensive and time consuming but a person could come in at at periods in their life or certainly people that are at high risk and senator mccain was at high risk not necessarily for glebelands soma but for metastatic melanoma is they can frequently go to the brain.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Lieberman at two and two choices for a free informative booklet and dvd hey dr liederman or back thanks rob yeah we are back i wanna talk about a seventy one year old man he came in with his family with his two sons he's married he has two sons and he he's irish heritage which means he has fair complexion and unfortunately that fair complexion probably led to the melanoma on his left ear few years back yet melanoma which is one of the most severe forms of skin cancer who had toward the big hospitals that cut off part of his ear and then a few years later at a najah the neck at that time the cancer traveled to the brain and he had standard radiation to the brain standard radiation means they radiated the brain and the brain tumors magin let's say a breadbox with the ten raisins in it they raided the breadbox rather than just to hit the cancer we by the way do the opposite and that's why we brought brain radio surgery to new york so this facility one of the biggest in the new york area rated as whole brain and it didn't work the cancer came referring back he had chemotherapy chemotherapy didn't at work the cancer kept growing yet immunotherapy cancer kept growing and finally he came to us at radio surgery new york because he was in big trouble at multiple cancers growing in the brain melanoma growing in the brain this is brain metastases had whole brain radiation it's standard radiation he had chemotherapy immunotherapy and the cancer kept on growing he was in big trouble seventy one fully functional but he's got these four masses five masses in the brain that are growing gonna take away his life gonna crush his brain the brain is doukas locked in the skull there's nowhere for it to move and the cancer keeps on growing and he was told by his cancer doctors he had all the radiation he could have there's nothing more to do certain said they can't cut out five tumors of destroying sprain the chemo was at work in the logic therapy wasn't working had nowhere to turn until he came to radio certain new york thirteen eighty four broadway i saw him i met with him we offered an innovative brain radio surgery treatment for his metastatic melanoma to the brain we treated him he'd lost twenty pounds in three weeks to tell you how the cancer.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"Killing of the b one took on symbolic importance so this is another example of problems obscuring very real accomplishments and of course he knew the military having then the first us president to graduate from the us naval academy and serving in the us navy our guest is stored not just not just serving in the navy but being an officer in the submarine core the nuclear navy under admiral rick over one of the most dangerous positions you can have either way on a side note how is president carter doing with his health i saw him several years ago just after he announced his metastatic melanoma and just before he was going to get new immuno treatment therapy treatment remarkably remarkably he's been cancer free now for over two years he's back to all of his activities at ninety plus engaged in all the things that carter senate does and healthcare democracy building it's really a remarkable situation and ultimately steve is the future for all of us of cancer treatment using your dna activating the immune system to block the cancer rather than chemotherapy which kills the good sales and and the bad and this brings up again going back to his presidency he was a great advocate for healthcare expansion we proposed a major expansion and health insurance we had food stamp reforms he was fiscally concern servative but he was progressive on poverty race and bringing us together reaching out to the african american hispanic communities and as i mentioned literally appointing more to senior positions as judges and in the administration that all thirty eight presidents put together before him go to steve who's been in ormond beach florida democrats line good morning you're on with stuart eizenstat who's joining us from new york city yes.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on Ben Greenfield Fitness
"Yeah i'm talking about a my grandmother my grandmother who was the one who chose the holistic pass called it the cut burn poison method a nut sounds really judgmental that's how she felt about it just but but you know you've got surgery you've got chemotherapy and you've got radiation in so hodgkin's was what ran in your family now no because he's the only one who had it he added thirty one and he chose standard of care which is how i referred to surgery chemotherapy and radiation which is that's all they do in standard of care which is what your insurance pays for just medicaid medicare pays for which is really very much a you know standard care medicine is very much influenced by him controlled by pharmaceutical industry but but there are people treating cancer outside of those modalities and they they look at cancer completely differently but just to finish the backstory my uncle diagnosed at thirty one with a stage one super treatable cancer went down the road of chemo and radiation at the same time my grandmother's diagnosed in her in her early fifties with a metastatic melanoma and now we know that melanoma isn't really a skin cancer usually has tentacles all the way to like your lungs and your you know hers was metastasized to her breasts and her buttocks system but time they caught it at she was told shetty year to live and they wanted her to do chemo and radiation and she said no she said no to the chemo radiation and instead she did like gerson protocol she went to mexico she stopped eating any animal products are sugar or processed foods she turned orange from all the carriages she drank and so point is i watched my uncle die of chemotherapy and i watched my grandmother live of this weird in stuff she did to to rebuild her immune system and she she lived in a twenty year issues there on all four my babies born so it just influence me that's not the answer to your question is watching what my family went through i have been sort of insanely preoccupied with cancer and and what what's exactly wrong what where do we go wrong why have we lost the war against cancer wiping made no gain since nixon declared war on cancer in nineteen seventy four and what what are people doing that works out there that is not toxic and.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on AM 1350 WEZS
"The beginning to the radiation and chemotherapy what's the typical course for that for most people because as we are discussing how aggressive for this most people when we will wait after the surgery raised wage several weeks of the wounded he'll because radiation it's hard on the scale and then as five weeks of radiation with karn current chemotherapy and then subsequently the the patient will get people look therapy at regular intervals yeah you just did it presentation at the annual meeting of the european low grade lymphoma word on glioma glioma network at a doing that the focus there was early detection so how what's the early detection from the from the physicians point of view what we're trying to look here is to determine the costeffectiveness of getting mri scans and we do not uh not a full sequence of them are eyes which can be expensive and timeconsuming but of gruesome could come in at periods in their life or certainly p people that are at high risk and senator mccain was at high risk not nestle for cleal blessed bless although both for a metastatic melanoma because they can frequently go to the brain so you would get a quick scan uh that would help you detect early either metastasis or a primary tumor the the major issues everybody would like to have the scam would would you just to make sure that you don't have any problem gas is very much like met margaret you know the the the discussion that goes on with that how costeffective visit can we afford to scan every citizen the united states to rule out that they've got a a brain tumor uh when you know the incidence say of lille blast on lazutina's.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on WGSO 990AM
"Average survival is fourteen to sixteen months or all again having hopefully caught his early and if he is a good respond or there are also a number of molecular markers that we use now and those are predictors or longterm prognosis so hopefully he has all the appropriate markers and he will respond to the radiation and chemotherapy in the beginning to the radiation and chemotherapy what's the typical course for that for most people because as we are discussing how aggressive fittest is most people will go and we will wait after the surgery raise wage several weeks of the loan deal because radiation has hard on the scale and then as five weeks of radiation with conquer and chemotherapy and then subsequently the the patient will get chemotherapy at regular intervals yeah you just did a presentation at the annual meeting of the european lowgrade is it glaucoma we're your the glioma glioma network and in doing that the focus there was early detection so how what's the early detection from the from the physicians point of view what were you look you're out is to determine the costeffectiveness of giving mri scans leaned do not uh not a a full sequence of mri which can be expensive and timeconsuming but a gruesome could come in at periods in their life for certainly p people that are at high risk and senator mccain was at high risk not nestle for a global blessed so low book or a metastatic melanoma as they can pre early go to the brain so you would get a quick scan uh that would help you detect early either metastasis or a primary tumor the the major issues everybody would like to have a scan wouldn't you just to make sure that you don't have any problem this is very much like met margrethe's you know the the the discussion that goes on with that i mean how costeffective visit can we afford to scan every citizen the united states to rule out that they've got a a brain tumor uh when you know the incidence say of blue glass dome almost is is.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on AM 1350 WEZS
"Average survival is fourteen to sixteen months over all again uh hopefully caught early if he is a good respond or are also a number of molecular markers that we use now knows those predictors or longterm prognosis so hopefully he has all the appropriate markers and he will respond to the radiation and chemotherapy yeah and you since the beginning to the radiation and chemotherapy cool course for that for most people because as we are discussing how aggressive it is most people will go and we will after the surgery were several weeks will go home deal because radiation it's hard on skulk in five weeks of radiation with karn current chemotherapy and then subsequently the the patient will get people look therapy at regular intervals now you just did it presentation at the annual meeting of the european low grade is a key roman rally at worrier the glioma glioma network and in doing that the focus there was the early detection so how what's the early detection from the from the physicians point of view what we're trying to look yeah is to determine the costeffectiveness of getting mri scans and we do not uh not a full sequence of them are i which can be expensive and timeconsuming but a gruesome could come in and periods in their life or certainly pete people that are at high risk and senator mccain was at high risk not nestle for a global bless uh uh uh a metastatic melanoma as they can pre early go to the brain so you would get a quick scan uh that would help you detect early either metastasis or a primary tumor the the major issues everybody would like to have a scan would would you just to make sure that you don't have any problem yes this is very much like met marguerite you know the the the discussion that goes through that about costeffective is can we afford the scan every citizen in the united states the rule out that they've got a of a brain tumor uh when you know the.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on The Naked Scientists
"And so we studied a large group of patients with metastatic cancer cancer that had spread throughout the body in this case metastatic melanoma which again is a form of skin cancer so deepak what did you actually do how did you do the experiments right restarted enrolling patients in our protocol about two and a half years ago before they started teddy b v sought to collector and order hill and a gut microbiome sample from them in order to identify what back pedia odd present i'd die wish sti off the communities as well as the comported back pedia within each of these communities the also looked at that his spots of these patients in order to quarterly whatever microbiome characteristics we had identified with responds right so you've got a group of patients they're united by having malignant melanoma rakhmonov skin cancer the spread round their body and they're receiving immunotherapy which encourages the immune system to hit their cancer and you're saying in these people who responded to this all there any differences in the bugs that they have in them compared to people who do less well that's correct what did you find we didn't see any substantial difference when we looked at the bacteria in the mouths of these patients but we did find night and day differences in the gut microbiome of these patients i am with patients who responded to the immunotherapy having a higher diversity of bacteria within their gut and also a different bacteria you know specifically more bacteria in something called the rim and a caucus group.
"metastatic melanoma" Discussed on Weekly Infusion
"Saying but anyway what's award these long diseasefree periods are there is there some interaction between the immune system in remaining cells or could be a second on just another sporadic melanoma creeping up her room i ask you should keep either to control reema or just another hazardous cell sitting there that storm it can cancer cells become dorm in jerusalem yeah you multiple multiple idea care so probably what you're talking about is dose interloop to which way a standard and relief a therapy for metastatic melanoma we have patients who have achieved complete respond come have lived over thirty years wishful ashley from their diagnosis of metastatic melanoma now when there's a recurrence it could be you know patients with melanoma have a secondary risk of another melanoma but it could be one sal picking up a mutation or a change and then i'm gonna cuisine that happen absolutely thing not happen them and then you can come back with uh the same therapy and see if it works are move onto other therapies uh but it can it can then sometimes has happened historically when we have spoken a patients threat had uh disseminated tumors and had achieved a longterm survival from even receiving chemotherapy that was based on the idea that we have reduced that tumor mouse so botched just to the point where can get over that amount and control those too much so that means system idea has been there for decades right it's is finally becoming directed it then the katrina is that works by the city 1 receptor at that true or no like the wrong.