1. over 1 year ago
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    Side Effects

    So far, no side effects. Fingers crossed.

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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My dad started biweekly treatments but did so well with no side effects he has started monthly treatments with double dose. Will wa...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. over 1 year ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Large excision on top of head. Skin graft from thigh

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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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    • Lundmusik
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Celebration

    Latest ct/pet scan revealed no melanoma. Made me more hopeful about the near term future at least. I am 3D but ny wonderful surgeon ...

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    • Lundmusik
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Drug Therapy or Medication

    Nine days into traf/mek had severe fever/headaches. At 14 days went to ER to rule out infection. (No infection) Took a three day bre...

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  4. over 1 year ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    Meredith is 3C not 3 B...as far as we know nothing has changed...surgical oncologist is concerned but hopeful, medical upstaged her ...

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  5. over 1 year ago
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    Meredith was opted for no treatment, mef/tek or opdivo

    Decision Point

    Our new oncologist only gave these 3 options after CND. We asked if Meredith was her Dr. what would she prescribe? She has never d...

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    • Hflores
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 2 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The medications I take have caused me to have extreme fatigue and I had to go on Medical Leave from my job of over 20 years.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Hflores
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 2 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    Lost my grandfather on January to cancer and friend of colon cancer in March 2018.

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    • Hflores
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 2 years ago
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    Job

    Loss

    In September of 2017 I was unable to work my job of 20 years due to extreme fatigue.

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    • Hflores
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 2 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    Significant shrinkage in tumors while on Taflinar and Mekinist.

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    • Hflores
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 2 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    In May of 2017, I started on the targeted treatment medication Taflinar and Mekinist. Fatigue is the worst side effect I have exper...

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