boko7813's Journey with Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Spouse/Partner: Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Male, Age: 39, Stage IIB, BRAF mutation positive: No, c-kit positive: Don't Know

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    • boko7813
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Went in for a different diagnosis and got the diagnosis of Malignant melanoma.

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    • boko7813
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  3. 3
    • boko7813
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    radiation was not to bad. He napped after treatments and has little side effects.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. 4
    • boko7813
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    We have just started this Chemo treatment. He went through 20 in office infusions which were not bad. It has gotten a little rougher with the injections at home have more side effects.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • boko7813
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

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

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  6. 6
    • boko7813
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    After 20months of treatment. In which my husband fought hard he lost the fight on 12-9-13

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