farrahmccraney's Journey with Uveal Melanoma

Patient: Eye Cancer > Intraocular Melanoma (also called Melanoma of the Eye) > Uveal Melanoma

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 40

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Eye removal

    Decision Point

    I have decided to have my left eye removed on February 12th, 2013.

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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my eye enucleanated. Physically I feel less pain every day, but emotionally, it's very hard to look at myself in the mirror. I think I need to get some kind of counseling.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Celebration

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  5. 5
    over 4 years ago
  6. 6
    over 4 years ago
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    Lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The needles in the neck were extremely painful. I am still sore several days later. Hopefully I will get good results within the next few days.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  7. 7
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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