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New biological therapy is making a big difference to my condition 

I was amazed to read the letter from Harry Hunt. What he wrote is identical to my experience. I also have just had two infusions of tocilizumab. My blood tests also show my CRP is down to 1 and ESR also down to just 2. I also take methotrexate as I have done for years. I understand I am on a course of six infusions incidentally, maybe the same as Harry Hunt. I do feel better, although I continue to feel very tired at the end of a busy day, but that, I know. is ‘the nature of the beast’, and I must pace myself, I’m told. My thanks also to your organisation, which makes this treatment possible through your invaluable research.    
Penelope Carden, via email

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