Experiences with Simple removal surgery experiences

    • suebond
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    5 months ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was in a brace for two weeks to hold my knee straight. My surgical site kept opening back up once I stopped using the brace.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • suebond
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    5 months ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I also chose to have Isolated Limb Infusion. They did that at the same time as my surgery.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • jtomalia
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    6 months ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    For fifteen plus years I've had a growth under my right middle fingernail. For all that time it didn't seem to cause much of a probl...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Rebecca68
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    6 months ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Diagnosed with melanoma in June 2011. Removed mole on my hip. Doctors said I was "cured." In June of 2013 tumor returned on hip. Dia...

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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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    • debbybelle
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    6 months ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Stage 2 Melanoma found by dermatologist March 2014 on inside of right ankle. Ankle removed at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. almost 2 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Took my dad in to have a knot looked. The dr. removed the knot and sent it in. It came back as skin cancer. The said he was sure ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    1 Comment
    • theresarae
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 2 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My Doctor opted for an in patient AWAKE procedure. This was awful getting all the shots to numb it up. That was the worst part. I...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    1 Comment
    • clarelynn
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 2 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    thought the simple removal of the mole would be all that i needed. in the chain of events it turned out to be evasive melanoma. t...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    2 Comments
    • Terri
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 2 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Two softball sized tumors removed yesterday

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    1 Comment
  2. over 2 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was my first experience with CANCER...and had to face the reality of...my own mortality.........now I can say, well....."only ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • CrystalHay
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 2 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Now that my treatments are finished (YAY!!!), I have a resection scheduled for August 7th. The tumor is in my left thigh and the sur...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
    3 Comments
    • lmholloway
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 2 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lumpectomy performed last Tuesday, July 15. Still experiencing a bit of pain, but have gone back to work the day after.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    1 Comment
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