Mtmackzum's Journey with Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 24 years ago, Male, Age: 66, Stage IV

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    • Mtmackzum
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    After 20 years , a lump developed 5" from initial site under the skin inside tissue in a node. Surgery removed 28 lymph nodes, the nearest one to the bump had cancer. I had 12 months of interferon alpha.

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    • Mtmackzum
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Mtmackzum
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Clinical Trial

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Mtmackzum
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 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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    • Mtmackzum
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Other

    Loss

    loss of a planned future

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    • Mtmackzum
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Mtmackzum
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Melanoma in rt atrium of HEART/ had surgery 12/26/13. on YERVOY to stop growth.

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