• Sadlady
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 2 years 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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  1. over 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery and SLNB on April 3. 5 of 8 nodes were melanoma

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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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    • ReenieC
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My wide excision went very I had an excellent Doctor. They anticipated doing a skin graft from my back side but it turned out they d...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. about 3 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I ended up with some nerve damage to my ear, plus a drain coming out of my chest.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Dougie
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still numb 6 months later but scar is thin and healed well .

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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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    • suebond
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Wide Excision on my right calf. Also had 2 lymph nodes removed, they were clear. Skin graft was done.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TallBald
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Grateful that my melanoma was only surface and had not run deep. Nice 4" scar on my head that I need to come up with a great story...

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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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  3. almost 5 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Donor site for skin graft was painful, as well as taking a long time to heal.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • teamAmber
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had tumor removed along with lymph nodes in left thigh/groin, stomach muscle flap, stretching of thigh muscles

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • NoMercy
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This is coming from a parent, not the patient, she might have a different opinion.

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