• Mark65
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    had a Marker dot size hard-smooth Black mole on my biceps for about 2 years and just now removed and diagnosed as ''Clark level 4'' ...

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  1. over 1 year ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    3 lymph nodes "lit up" on sln bioposy, only one removed. Came back positive for 2% melanomic cells in node. Now my daughter has to...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Side effects have knocked his socks off! Fatigue, nausea, GI issues, etc.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. over 1 year ago
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    Craniotomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Immediately cleared up his cognitive and speech issues, which were due to the tumor bleed in his brain. (The only symptom was losing...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  4. over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Fatigue is pretty severe (but could be immunotherapy combined).

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. over 1 year ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Melanoma detected in several places by latest PET Scan, but no brain mets detected.

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  6. over 1 year ago
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    Clear scans

    Celebration

    Clear scans over 2+ years

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  7. over 1 year ago
    semperfi524's Avatar

    Lymph nodes removed, plus salivary gland, part of perotid

    Procedure or Surgery

    No melanoma found in this tissue

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  8. over 1 year ago
    semperfi524's Avatar

    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Micromet found in a sentinel node

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  9. over 1 year ago
    semperfi524's Avatar

    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    very small melanoma legion on neck (4 X 6 mm)

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    • Lundmusik
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Found out that cancer had spread to 5 out of 8 lymph nodes examined. Meeting with the oncologist on Thursday — looks like a 3D stagi...

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    • DonnainRI
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    It was 42 years ago today that I had my first wide excision with in-continuity lymph node dissection in the left groin. Wow!

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