First In Human Trial for Kidney Cancer: Watching and Waiting

First In Human Trial for Kidney Cancer: Watching and Waiting

The treatment part of this Phase 1 clinical trial for kidney cancer is over, now we’re in the watching and waiting phase. My husband, Ralph, is patient #3 in a first in human clinical trial for kidney cancer at NIH.  He was diagnosed with stage IV Kidney Cancer...
First in Human: Infusion Day

First in Human: Infusion Day

Day zero:  Super T-cell infusion day! Ralph received his new T-cells on 3/25 at 11:54 am.  What an exciting day for all of us, but especially for him! Vials & vials of research blood were collected this morning and all baseline scans have been completed.  His...
First in Human: Waiting for the Super T-Cells

First in Human: Waiting for the Super T-Cells

My husband is participating in a clinical trial at NIH.  It’s a Phase 1, First in Human trial for kidney cancer. Just prior to and after enrollment I think Ralph had every diagnostic test known to man.  Chest abdomen CT scan, CT/PET, EKG, chest x-ray, bone scan,...
First In Human Clinical Trial

First In Human Clinical Trial

  My husband has a chance for a cure.  He is patient #3 in a first in human clinical trial for kidney cancer and I’ll be sharing part of his journey here. His name is Ralph Knapp, he’s 57 and was diagnosed 4.5 years ago with stage IV Kidney Cancer. ...