1. over 3 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Craniotomy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. over 3 years ago
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    Other

    Radiation

    Gamma knife Radiation. Side effect, eccess swelling in the brain

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. over 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Brain tumor, now I'm stage 4!

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  4. over 3 years ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    High Dose Interferon, 9 months. Very difficult, in bed with fever for most of the time.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    25 doses to my left neck region. Loss of taste, painful to eat swallow and loss of speach.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. over 3 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Left Neck Dissection. Salivary gland, tumor, plus several lymph nodes. Was found to be a large tumor in my lymph nodes; amelanotic m...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  7. over 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    I found a lump on my neck that is a cancerous tumor, spread from an unknown source

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    • krugerj65
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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