• Bearpond
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 2 years ago
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    Health insurance issue

    Oh No

    Many treatment facilities would not accept our insurance. We had to travel from Upstate NY to Nashville in order to get insurance c...

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    • Bearpond
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 2 years ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Dealing with the shock of diagnosis which resulted from a routine eye exam.

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  1. about 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    http://www.centre-international-carthage-medical.com/lifting-bras.php

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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
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  2. about 3 years ago
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    Oh No

    http://www.centre-international-carthage-medical.com

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  3. over 3 years ago
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    Initial diagnosis

    Oh No

    I was having eye problems, blurred vision and went to the eye doctor expecting to need glasses. I didn't expect this!

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    • Billk
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma (al...
    about 4 years ago
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    Proton radiation or plaque radiotherapy

    Decision Point

    I am hoping to connect with someone who has experience with proton radiation and or plaque radiotherapy

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    • hosley
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma (a...
    over 4 years ago
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    How to proceed with approaching blindness.

    Decision Point

    Decided must stop driving at Christmas

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    • hosley
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma (a...
    over 4 years ago
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    enucleation - eye removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    No longer able to read, drive or walk without a cane, no depth perception, night blindness, dizziness: took 1 year for doctor to und...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. almost 5 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    Went for my 6 mo checkup today and my tumor is dying. there is some damage to the eye but with treatment and time they can be deal...

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  5. about 5 years ago
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    Decided not to dwell on the future

    Decision Point

    I understand I have cancer....but decided not to let it define my life. Will go for follow up care...will be mindful of choices I ma...

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    • Nursesknow
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanom...
    about 5 years ago
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    Milestones

    Another year with no evidence of disease. Every time I hear it, I just for joy because it means I got another year way past where I ...

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    • Nursesknow
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanom...
    about 5 years ago
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    MRI

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had an MRI of my liver to check for OM mets; Should get results after Memorial Day.

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