WildWares' Journey with Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Survivor: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 9 years ago, Male, Age: 60, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, c-kit positive: Don't Know

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    • WildWares
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 5 years ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • WildWares
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

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    • WildWares
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 5 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Concern about melanoma having spread to my brain. MRI's of my head and spine were clear, but tumors were found in my neck and attached to my thyroid.

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    • WildWares
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Most of thyroid removed, lymph nodes checked. Both were not malignant and independent of prior melanoma.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • WildWares
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

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    • WildWares
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 5 years ago
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    CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

    Other Care

    Used acupuncture and formal meditation to stay in a positive frame of mind. It WORKS!

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