1. about 5 years ago
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    Radiotherapy

    Procedure or Surgery

    recommended from hospital to hospital and underwent radiotherapy at last.

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • nikitr8
    • Experience with Primary Intraocular Ly...
    over 5 years ago
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    Checkup from phycision

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just informing my friends I did have a check up and all's well with me. I know you have been concerned due to my lack of ability to ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • clz101
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma (a...
    over 5 years ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    left eye; have prosthesis but it really does not look natural

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    • clz101
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma (a...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Initial treatment was radiation plaque applied to eye, then plaque was removed 1 wk later; after 18 months of monitoring, the tumor ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Vickiecs
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Completed Bractherapy on March 4, 2014

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • gwtw4ever
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    My dad had melanoma and then melanoma of the eye and got a fake eye and then died of liver cancer all stemming from melanoma.

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    • Jodie1
    • Experience with Uveal Melanoma
    over 6 years ago
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    Radiation implant to left eye (brachytherapy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Vision in left eye decreased moderately from beginning and worsened over time

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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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    • Jodie1
    • Experience with Uveal Melanoma
    over 6 years ago
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    No real symptoms

    Oh No

    Melananoma in left eye found on routine eye exam

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    • Dodi
    • Experience with Eye Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Is in Liver and bones now

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    • Dodi
    • Experience with Eye Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Drug

    Clinical Trial

    Not sure. Have not been accepted into program yet

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  2. over 6 years ago
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    Lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The needles in the neck were extremely painful. I am still sore several days later. Hopefully I will get good results within the n...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my eye enucleanated. Physically I feel less pain every day, but emotionally, it's very hard to look at myself in the mirror. ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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