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Trial of Adjuvant Pemrolizumab?

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Hello Everybody,

Recently I have been offered to participate in a clinical trial called 'Phase 3 Placebo-Controlled Trial of Adjuvant Pembrolizumab in Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) Post Nephrectomy'. It is for people after having a nephrectomy and with a diagnosed cancer tutor greater than T2 (mine was T3). 

I was wondering if anyone else in this group is already taking part in this trial and if they are prepared to provide their experience of the trial?

Thanks & Regards,


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Hello , I hope your well at the moment, I feel a bit like a match maker here but I've just noticed that and you are both asking the same question about the pembro trial and neither of you have had an answer yet. I thought I'd link you in to each others post so that you can talk about it, immunotherapy pembro trial.

I have a different cancer metastatic melanoma and I'm currently on Pembrolizumab for that since June 2018, although I also had it April 2016 to April 2017 which is why your post caught my eye. I had minimal side effects but everyone is different.

I hope this helps you both.


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Hi Mark I put a thread up yesterday as I’m taking part in this to start in a few weeks time. 

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Thanks very much KT!