• Ivy
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma, S...
    4 months ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Have had two surgeries, about a year apart, to remove skin cancers. One had many small sutures, recovered nicely, but took months fo...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • pce
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma, Skin...
    7 months ago
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    Reconstructive surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The reconstruction surgery of the nose allowed me to find a new nose.

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Ross
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma, Ski...
    8 months ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I hve now had 5 MOHS procedures over the past 7-8 years. While I am currently cancer free, there could be more to go. These procedur...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    2 Comments
    • BoiseB
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    9 months ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had MOHs surgery Oct 25. It was rather painful. And is more painful today

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • BoiseB
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    10 months ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery Scheduled for October 30

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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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    • Ivy
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma, S...
    11 months ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Summer 2017. Had surgical removal of area on upper chest. Required 6 staples to close. Very hard to keep bandaged and covered proper...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
  1. over 1 year ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    My father was diagnosed with BCC by his Family Medicine doctor. Our small town sent us to the EN&T to have the BCC that was directl...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • MNM1983
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma, ...
    about 2 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    A mole behind my left ear appeared and It feel off one day and got infect. Had a dermatologist look at it and told me it was skin ca...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • jtomalia
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    about 3 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    For fifteen plus years I've had a growth under my right middle fingernail. For all that time it didn't seem to cause much of a probl...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • TrailRider
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 3 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Diagnosed with SCC on base of thumb, wide excision removal.

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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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    • BCCNSMOM
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma,...
    over 3 years ago
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    Curettage and electrodesiccation

    Procedure or Surgery

    EDC does not get the roots to stop the progression of advanced BCCs. The process is quick, but does not examine and attain clean ma...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • BCCNSMOM
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma,...
    over 3 years ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have had over 100 Mohs surgeries over 4 decades, and due to the significant nature of the BCCs, the necessary surgeries resulted i...

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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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