(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – Wendy Chioji taped another WKMG health speacial several weeks ago, just before receiving encouraging news about her own health. Chioji, a breast-cancer survivor, has been battling thymic carcinoma, a cancer of the thymus gland. Last fall, she was accepted in a clinical trials program at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md.
“I do have good news,” Chioji said in an email Thursday. “After a big delay because my white blood cells didn’t rebound, I started (and finished) round 2 of Sutent, my clinical trial drug. I had my first CT scan for the trial, and it shows dramatic and significant tumor shrinkage. It’s a better initial result than anyone, including my whole trials team, could imagine. It’s great news.”….Cont….