Sixteen years ago, an accidental finding showed that I had a tumor in my upper left lung. I had a lung resection followed by radiation and was cancer free until a routine CT scan showed that the cancer had spread to my liver. I have been on countless treatments including proton beam therapy plus six clinical trials. Along the way, it was discovered I had the RET mutation. That was great, however there wasn’t a targeted therapy developed yet for RET. That changed in 2017 when I began my sixth clinical trial. Now, 4 years later, scans show no evidence of disease. I continue on this trial and hopefully will continue to stay NED.