Angelavt's Journey:

Patient: Skin Cancer - Non-Melanoma > Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 69

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    • Angelavt
    • Experience with Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    almost 4 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    That innocent looking little cyst on my face turned out to be a highly malignant neuroendocrine cancer called Merkel Cell

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    • Angelavt
    • Experience with Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    almost 4 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery for Merkel Cell carcinoma was on right cheek. Scar was awful at first but now hardly noticable

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Angelavt
    • Experience with Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    almost 4 years ago
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    Side Effects

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

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