Category Archive: Targeted Therapies (Sutent, Afinitor, Cabo, etc.)


FDA committee votes no to Tivozanib

May 4, 2013 - 6 Comments

Our fearless journeymen Chris and Dena travel to FDA headquarters to urge the passage of a new kidney cancer drug Tivozanib and are promptly told: Fuhgettaboutit.


I’m Back — and Back on Cabozantinib

May 3, 2013 - 23 Comments

Taking a break from Cabozantinib resulted in a downward spiral with my health. Luckily, going back [...]

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Cycling off Cabo didn’t work as planned

April 24, 2013 - 11 Comments

Our plan to take a week off of Cabozantinib didn't go as planned. Things got worse.


Has anyone seen Chris’s Thyroid?

April 19, 2013 - 14 Comments

Cabozantinib continues to hold Chris's disease stable, but some of the side effects are progressing.


Cabo — A Vacation Destination for Side Effects

April 2, 2013 - 12 Comments

A look at the side effects from the new drug Cabo.

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Some background on Cometriq (Cabo) with regard to kidney cancer

February 21, 2013 - 19 Comments

We've received some questions about the drug Cabo and how others might get it. Here's some [...]


Hope — and the Joy of Cold Cereal

February 12, 2013 - 44 Comments

After a brush with death, hope returns. I plan to embrace it.

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Jamaica: A cure for cancer

March 4, 2012 - 31 Comments

I'm not entirely sure my cancer was cured while in Jamaica. The CT scans suggest otherwise. Perhaps [...]

Is Sutent working? Depends on what the definition of is is.

February 9, 2012 - 46 Comments

We have more progression in the lungs. The mets seem to be on a determined march, consistently [...]

Sutent Schedule Change Update

February 4, 2012 - 29 Comments

You may recall that when we last left off I was faced with a decision to either stick to a four-week [...]

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