1. over 2 years ago
    DianeShepard's Avatar

    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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  2. over 2 years ago
    semperfi524's Avatar

    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

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

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  3. over 2 years ago
    semperfi524's Avatar

    Clear scans

    Celebration

    Clear scans over 2+ years

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  4. over 2 years 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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  5. over 2 years 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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  6. over 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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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    • Lundmusik
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 2 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery and SLNB on April 3. 5 of 8 nodes were melanoma

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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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    • Callejal
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 2 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    I get a skin check on a regular basis and nothing was found. Now I find out I have Melanoma, and it's spread to my lungs. The Dr ...

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    • Lundmusik
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    pet/cat scan demonstrated cancer free (except for the primary site) so now is surgery to remove the skin lesion and biopsy the lymph...

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    • Lundmusik
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Melanoma II c diagnosed feb 8, 2018 will have pet/cat scan feb 26 and tumor excision mar 21. Beating myself up a bit for not reporti...

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