NoelleD's Journey with Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Family/Friend: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Male, Age: 82, Stage IV, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, c-kit positive: Don't Know

  1. 1
    • NoelleD
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    My father in law had a mole on his temple and went to see the dermatologist. The day after christmas last year she called to tell us it was melanoma.

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  2. 2
    • NoelleD
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. 3
    • NoelleD
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. 4
    • NoelleD
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Another mole came back at the same site.

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  5. 5
    • NoelleD
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • NoelleD
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Reutnred at the site. Spread to chest and lungs

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

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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