• mgilger
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma, ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Reconstructive surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have surgery in two weeks, two places on my face with a plastic surgeon

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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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    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Change of treatment plan

    Decision Point

    It turns out the lump in my neck is more SCC, so it has spread, and the chemo we have been using has proven not to be effective. I h...

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    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    I had my latest physical exam with my plastic surgeon last Wednesday, and unfortunately he found a lump in my neck. He called me ton...

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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Money

    Oh No

    We have no insurance and have to pay for care out of pocket. Care has stopped because we have limited income and resources and with ...

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    • triathlyn
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 5 years ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had several complications; 4 courses of Antibiotics; resulting in severe Dermatitis, then Prednisone. Finally, after 6 months, my ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • kimlc59
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma, ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Included skin graft. Was between my nose and the inside corner of my eye. The first day (after lidicaine wore off, the entore right ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • tstrazz
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma, ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a new 'mole' on my leg, which grew rather quickly and was a bit red. I had it removed in January 2014 and biopsied. From what ...

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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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    • katiefnp
    • Experience with Atypical/Agressive Ba...
    over 5 years ago
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    Pain Control

    Celebration

    I woke up this morning to a dreamy, ecstatic feeling. It was the fourth day in a row of being pain-free upon awakening. My spine doe...

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    • SandyP
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had Mohs and then extensive reconstructive plastic surgery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Nancy7
    • Experience with Atypical/Agressive Basa...
    over 5 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Mostly body hair, arms, eyelashes, eye brows, chest. He has lost some of the hair on his head.

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    • Nancy7
    • Experience with Atypical/Agressive Basa...
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    He had 6 weeks of radiation 5 days a week. During radiation the worst side effect he had was fatigue. After it left him with a terri...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Nancy7
    • Experience with Atypical/Agressive Basa...
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Basal cell metastisized to lung.

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