• Scooty42
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Decision Point

    After three ocular oncologists have told me that I need enucleation, I am trying very had to accept that decision. "Enucleation Day...

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    • Scooty42
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    Since I have had three opinions and all recommended enucleation, I am going to lose my eye, along with my mind and sense of humor. ...

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    • Scooty42
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    I have been faithful about yearly eye exams, and the optometrist I had been seeing for eight years told me I had reached the point w...

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    • Scooty42
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    Memorial Day was my birthday, and the only thought that kept running through my head was "Is this going to be my last one"? There a...

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    • Scooty42
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Other Care

    So far I have had no care, and as I understand it enucleation is outpatient surgery. Ugh. I still search daily for alternatives to...

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    • Scooty42
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Decision Point

    I have had many injuries and surgeries during my lifetime, the worst (I thought at the time) being burned over 30% of my body and sp...

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    • Scooty42
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    I have had three opinions, and all three doctors have recommended enucleation (removal of the eye). I am completely blind in my lef...

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    • Scooty42
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    To date I have had no treatment.

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Scooty42
    • Experience with Intraocular Melanoma ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    I have been the caretaker for an 87 year old friend for the past six years and for that reason have put my own health on the back bu...

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    • glomoy
    • Experience with Primary Intraocular Lym...
    over 8 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    My tumor is shrinking, my latest mri is good, treatment done

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    • imbmd
    • Experience with Eye Cancer
    over 8 years ago
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    Opthomology care prior to diagnosis plus the finding thyroid cancer and removal of the thyroid gland.

    Other Care

    I currently have 2 issues of concern regarding my bout with ocular cancer. First, I am unsure of what to expect now that I've h...

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    • glomoy
    • Experience with Primary Intraocular Lym...
    over 8 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Just had 4 treatments...not bad but i hate that my time revolves around the treatment schedule Finished my treatment on 11/17/2011

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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