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Posted 2016-06-27T16:03:00Z

6/27/2016 - Answers to FAQ about the Trial

Hello there!  Here's some answers to some FAQ I've been asked related to the trial, along with an update on side effects.

What is a Clinical Trial?: I've been asked this question a few times so here's a quick analogy.  Let's say you're Microsoft, and want to release a new product.  Before you do so, you spend lots of time doing research and development, and get to a reasonably complete project and need user input to move forward.  [...]

Posted 2016-06-14T02:37:21Z

6/13/16 - The Clinical Trial Begins!

Hi Friends and Family,

A few quick updates regarding the clinical trial.  A couple weeks ago, I met with my oncologist for a standard appointment and blood work check.  Dr. Harris mentioned that my blood work looks really good, as my counts are back to normal, including liver function and white blood cells.  He also mentioned that there was another clinical trial that was open that was similar to the gene altering drug in mechanism.  However, this drug has been tested on rats and other animals, but not on humans, so I would truly be one of the first to receive the drug.  [...]