pperry's Journey with Malignant Melanoma, Nasal Cavity

Patient: Head & Neck/Throat Cancer > Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses Cancer > Malignant Melanoma

Patient Info: Prefer not to answer/not applicable/unsure, Diagnosed: almost 5 years ago, Female, Age: 56, Stage II

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    • pperry
    • Experience with Malignant Melanoma, Nas...
    over 3 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    dec 2012 I was dignosed with melanoma stu left nostril, they did a flap said they got it all, 1 year later scar tissue in my nose started growing, was dignosed with recurring melanoma it was in my maxillary sinus and went into infraorbital nerve stage 2 I had surgery on 3-11-2013 think they got it all the left side of my face is very scared . now they want me to do radiation -the chemo pill and I was also told they have a newer treatment that is working for others will see the dr friday to set all this up. whats this new treatment does anybody know is there anybody out there thats had it on there face?

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