semperfi524's Journey with Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Male, Age: 54, Stage IV, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, c-kit positive: Don't Know

  1. 1
    about 2 years ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    very small melanoma legion on neck (4 X 6 mm)

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  2. 2
    about 2 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Micromet found in a sentinel node

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. 3
    about 2 years ago
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    Lymph nodes removed, plus salivary gland, part of perotid

    Procedure or Surgery

    No melanoma found in this tissue

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. 4
    about 2 years ago
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    Clear scans

    Celebration

    Clear scans over 2+ years

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  5. 5
    about 2 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Melanoma detected in several places by latest PET Scan, but no brain mets detected.

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