MiST Trial – Cycle 1

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Acid Reflux Well after what seems like an age, it's all systems go and the first couple of weeks (of cycle 1) have flown by. However, it's been a bit of a baptism of fire (pardon the pun), but not for the reasons you'd think! As if it wasn't enough to get pneumonia a few … Continue reading MiST Trial – Cycle 1

Trials and Tribulations – Part 3

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Scientists and doctors are getting better at harnessing the human immune system as a weapon against cancer. And finally, the light at the end of tunnel has just got a little brighter. After what feels like forever, I now have been accepted onto a dedicated mesothelioma trial running at the University Hospital Leicester. This trial … Continue reading Trials and Tribulations – Part 3

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Trials and Tribulations – Part 2

OK, its taken a bit longer than I had expected to bring you all an update on this blog, but things have now finally moved a little closer to me getting on a dedicated, mesothelioma clinical drugs trial, but its still too early for any celebrations. But there is now some light at the end … Continue reading Trials and Tribulations – Part 2

Trials and Tribulations – Part 1

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No, we're not talking about criminal or civil trials, we're talking about cancer drug trials. In the UK they can be typically found via this website. These are situation where people like me, with terminal diagnoses; who have exhausted all conventional treatments are ultimately faced with two options;  do nothing, or become a Guinea pig. … Continue reading Trials and Tribulations – Part 1