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no one makes the cancer journey alone.

Megan Hodges celebrates 13 years of living with Stage 4 colon cancer!

On 28th of this month it will be 13 years that I was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer which had already spread to my liver, prognosis 18 months maximum with the treatment that I went with, SIRSPHERES.

So today I went to my oncologist for what had now become my yearly chats, every thing is “my” normal. Come back in another 12 months. So I keep enjoying life and being thankful for the time I get to spend with family and friends.

 

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo® (nivolumab)

Receives FDA Approval for the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients Previously Treated with Sorafenib

  • Opdivo is the first and only Immuno-Oncology agent to receive this FDA approval; this accelerated approval is based on tumor response rate and durability of response in these patients
  • The CheckMate -040 pivotal study evaluated Opdivo in patients with and without active Hepatitis B or C infection, and across PD-L1 expression levels 1,2
  • HCC is the most common type of liver cancer and incidence rates are increasing

 

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The bumblebee, as our mascot, is used to symbolize all that is possible when you are faced with a diagnosis of liver tumors. "According to the greatest minds of science, a bumblebee cannot fly. Its wings aren't big enough and aerodynamics say it is impossible. But that doesn't deter the bumblebee as it flies anyway." Just like the bumblebee, we are proving that the improbable is possible. Wearing a "bee band" or "YES" pin shows your support in funding the education and research needed to increase the awareness of resources and treatment options available for those affected by liver tumors

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