gardensNcats' Journey:

Patient: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 9 years ago, Female, Age: 59, Stage IV, BRAF mutation positive: No, c-kit positive: No

  1. 1
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

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  2. 2
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Adrenal gland and rib removed.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. 3
    over 5 years ago
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    Amputation

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lost left great (big) toe

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  4. 4
    over 5 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    OMG - clearly the worst thing I have endured - why can't there be pain medication??

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. 5
    over 5 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. 6
    over 5 years ago
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    Clinical Trial

    I am undergoing a clinical trial at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. I am having excellent results with immunotherapy. They are fabulous at Penn Medicine!

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  7. 7
    over 5 years ago
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    Bone fracture or break

    Side Effects

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  8. 8
    over 5 years ago
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    Low blood pressure (hypotension)

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  9. 9
    over 5 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

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  10. 10
    over 5 years ago
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    Fever

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  11. 11
    over 5 years ago
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    Itching

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  12. 12
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

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  13. 13
    over 5 years ago
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    Celebration

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  14. 14
    over 5 years ago
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    Other Care

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