melissax12's Journey with Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 31, Stage IIB, BRAF mutation positive: Don't Know, c-kit positive: Don't Know

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    • melissax12
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Biopsy-3 spots

    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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  2. 2
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    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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

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    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 4
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    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    X Ray, Blood Work

    Celebration

    all xray and blood work look good

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  5. 5
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    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Sending to Boston

    Oh No

    Being sent to boston for treatment

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  6. 6
    • melissax12
    • 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: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  7. 7
    • melissax12
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  8. 8
    • melissax12
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Infection

    Side Effects

    Saturday after surgery I ended up at the emergency room. My throat was swollen and I had trouble swallowing. It turns out I have a bacterial infection along with strep.

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  9. 9
    • melissax12
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    My shoulder is Cancer free! and my lymph nodes look good- more testing and results coming.

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