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My husband has stage III melanoma, that started under his fingernail. He has tumors on his hand and all over his arm. With a mas

Posted by jjxn

He has had the the portion above the 2nd joint from the finger tip removed along with his lymph nodes under his right arm. He has been treated with DTOC (I am not sure if that is correct or not) and it didn't work. He then was treated with interleuken 2. He went through 2 rounds and that didn't work. The first time he did all but 2 treatments and the 2nd time he was unable to handle them and did a little more than half.  He had surgery to remove a very large tumor on his hand. That then became infected. He just went through another trial drug that started working after the first 3 weeks. It stopped after the 2nd round. During this time the tumors started to leak and bleed. He is going to start ipilimumbad on Wednesday. At first we thought that the leaking was a good thing. Now we don't think it is. What is it?

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