I developed the beginnings of vitiligo early (54 days after my first dose) in my nivo/Opdivo trial. By dose 8 (102 days in) it was very apparent and increasing. Here are some previous posts (starting with those most recently posted and going back to 2011!!):
Vitiligo: Again associated with response with anti-PD1 in melanoma patients
Itching and vitiligo associated with progression free survival after Pembro/Keytruda???!
ASCO 2015: Adverse effects from Nivo and how they are associated with survival
Vitiligo....a good prognostic indicator for melanoma!
Strength and beauty = Chantelle Brown-Young....and me???
Beauty...John Legend...Nobody in the World...he got it right!
Vitiligo and melanoma
Vitiligo...set # 2...Looking for Melanoma Answers!!
Vaccines, melanoma and vitiligo
A whiter shade of pale
Now there are these:
Vitiligo-like depigmentation in patients with stage III-IV melanoma receiving immunotherapy and its association with survival: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Teulings, Limpens, Jansen, et al. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Mar.
Association of Vitiligo With Tumor Response in Patients With Metastatic Melanoma Treated With Pembrolizumab. Hua, Boussemart, Mateus, et al. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Jan.
Wishing you a whiter shade of pale!!! And in case you were wondering, Chantelle Brown-Young (aka Winnie Harlow) is STILL strong and beautiful (see the 5th link above). Here she is hanging with Bey at the VMA's!!!
Here's to living large - no matter our skin! - c