daca1964's Journey with Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Survivor: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 8 years ago, Female, Age: 50, Stage IIIB, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, c-kit positive: Don't Know

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    • daca1964
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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  2. 2
    • daca1964
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    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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    • daca1964
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    INTER FERON

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Did One month of inter feron five days a week then Eleven months of inter feron 3 times a week shots. Side effect I had them all, loss 40 lbs and was very depressed.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • daca1964
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Constipation

    Side Effects

    Diarrhea, Depression, Anxiety, weight loss, vomiting I had them all.

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  5. 5
    • daca1964
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    Three years out and loving life...

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