Cntrygurl's Journey with Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Family/Friend: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 5 years ago, Female, Age: 32, Stage IV, BRAF mutation positive: Yes, c-kit positive: Don't Know

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    • Cntrygurl
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    4 months ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed 8 in long, 2 in wide, 2 in deep strip from front left thigh, removal of all left side lymph nodes, port insertion

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Cntrygurl
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    4 months ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Accepted fairly well, minimal side effects, 3 yrs worth...

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Cntrygurl
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    4 months ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Rang the bell!!! Scans show completely clear

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    • Cntrygurl
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    4 months ago
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    Other

    Milestones

    Just want to let others know there is life after cancer! My daughter is living a very full life raising her 3 children, working at a local hospital, and is involved in extreme hog hunting... Our family has been so very blessed. God and life is good!

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