• buffcody
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a lobectomy of the lower lobe of my right lung. Surgeon told me that within a year I would not notice the difference in my ca...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • hazel
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    This the third time , first in 2000, second in March of 2012, surgery but no other treatment prescribed by Oncologist. Original surg...

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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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  1. almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Melanoma spread to adrenal gland. In order to remove adrenal gland one of my ribs was removed. It was a difficult recovery.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • SaGonzalez
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had all lymphnodes removed from left groin area

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. about 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Left Iliac node dissection due to melanoma done at National Cancer Institute by Dr. Marybeth Hughes in 2007.

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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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    • Cricket
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    In 2011 I had a simple surgery to remove a mole and surrounding tissue. My lymph nodes were clear. However 4 months ago I found o...

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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
    0 Comments
    • bill1967
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    7/12: Surgery to remove 3 cm submandibular mass for processing in future tumor infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) study at NIH. (TIL cell...

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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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    • bill1967
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    3/12: Removed subcutaneous recurrence along base of incision (near midline of neck). Confirmed to be melanoma (2.5 cm).

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • sandy228
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    right lung wedge resection - removed 1/3 of lung

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Jackye
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    The IL-2 was horrific and remained in hospital during all treatments Nine months

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • arashkya
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    The second surgery was for a large cluster of lymph nodes that had become infected near the right side of my groin. The same side of...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • arashkya
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    My first surgery was scheduled within a few weeks of diagnosis. The location was on my lower back and they had to determine the spre...

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