• krugerj65
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    My Melanoma reappeared in 6 lymph nodes in my left armpit area. Had all nodes removed, recovery is fairly ok, but slow, and extreme...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Tgrosso
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Having scans this week after 3 months of Ipi/Nivo treatment

    Oh No

    Last scan 3 months ago after 2 1/2 months of horrible chemo showed growth of my mediastinal tumor to 13.2cm×7cm×9.5cm, another tumor...

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    • Tgrosso
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The side effects written in info/papers say less than those that what I and other patients are currently going through. Currently on...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • DonnainRI
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    Had my birthday on the 29th but more importantly I retired on July 15th. I am not sure what the future will hold with stage IIIC, al...

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    • chrfistina
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery to my mesentery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • chrfistina
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Learned that I had Metastasized stage four Melanoma

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    • DonnainRI
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    Scan results from last week showed that the enlarged nodes are still shrinking. No new areas of concern. Labs from last week were al...

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  1. about 3 years ago
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    PD1

    Clinical Trial

    I was on this clinical study for 2 years.

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    • Dougie
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 3 years ago
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    To seek 2nd opinion or just give up

    Decision Point

    Averaged 2 appointments a week for 100 days. No further than the day after surgery and no hope any treatment soon. I'm wore out and ...

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    • Dougie
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 3 years ago
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    Tried to enter clinical trial ...

    Clinical Trial

    6 months after diagnosed 100 days after lymph node dissection and wide excision tried to enter clinic trial. Clinical trial (interf...

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    • Dougie
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 3 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Complications with drain tube ... Other than that all went well and healed well

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still numb 6 months later but scar is thin and healed well .

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