hazel's Journey:

Patient: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 9 years ago, Female, Age: 88, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, c-kit positive: Don't Know

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    • hazel
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 8 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 surgeon refused to treat me saying it was too complex. Referred to another surgeon by another Oncologist (DR Robinson). Had surgery on Dec. 13. Have Appointment s to see Oncolagists on Jan 7th.

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