• Terri
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 1 month ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removal of possible skin cancer on nose and right breast

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • rmeastman
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    6 months ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Melanoma tumor engulfing T1-C6, crushing C8 nerve. Vertebrae was fused and titanium rods installed. Innumerable other tumors left on...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Sadlady
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    9 months ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had surgical removal of cancer.then had second surgery for a lymphectomy to determine if it had spread....still.scared about having ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Lehigh
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    11 months ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had an abdominal melanoma that the immunotherapy did not dissolve.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • DarthAsh
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    11 months ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    They thought it was a squamous, but it turned out to be a nodular melanoma instead. So, I have to have another surgery on top of it.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • DarthAsh
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    11 months ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    It bothers me more than the removal site on my leg by far.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 1 year ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Large excision on top of head. Skin graft from thigh

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Hflores
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Wide excision Melanoma of scalp and sentinel nodes (scalp and neck).

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Lundmusik
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Fantastic surgeon. Found another sixteen nodes, two of which were metastatic. Meeting with oncologist this afternoon to start therap...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    3 lymph nodes "lit up" on sln bioposy, only one removed. Came back positive for 2% melanomic cells in node. Now my daughter has to...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. over 1 year ago
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    Craniotomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Immediately cleared up his cognitive and speech issues, which were due to the tumor bleed in his brain. (The only symptom was losing...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  4. over 1 year ago
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    Lymph nodes removed, plus salivary gland, part of perotid

    Procedure or Surgery

    No melanoma found in this tissue

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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