KimL's Journey:

Patient: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Prefer not to answer/not applicable/unsure, Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 45, Stage IB, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, c-kit positive: Don't Know

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    • KimL
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I couldn't believe I was diagnosed a second time with cancer. We are also not certain if it has spread.

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    • KimL
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I originally had two different locations diagnosed, my right forearm and right thigh. My recovery was difficult due to side effects with the thigh surgery.

    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • KimL
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    what further testing is needed

    Decision Point

    I have had a PET scan that came back positive and now we are trying to decide what the next step is.

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