• rbtink
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Still have cancer....

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    • rbtink
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Was diagnosed with stage 3 melanoma

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    • rbtink
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed a mole after about 10 years.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • hazel
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    This the third time , first in 2000, second in March of 2012, surgery but no other treatment prescribed by Oncologist. Original surg...

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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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    • ajc
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Just had a melanoma diagnosis, scheduled for surgery to take out more tissue before the stage is determined. Just looking for infor...

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    • bill1967
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Hair is back

    Celebration

    December 2012: At three months post-TIL, my hair on the side of the head is back. The hair on top of my head is thin, but returning,...

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    • bill1967
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    November 2012: Two months post-TIL treatment, the tumors have now shrunk by 65%.

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    • bill1967
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    October 2012: One month post-TIL, the tumors have shrunk by 35%. The node in the hylar region of my lung is "flat as a pancake".

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    • bill1967
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    December 2012: Three months post-TIL treatment, my doctors have said that the tumors are "almost gone."

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    • KRBaum
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Which treatment to choose

    Decision Point

    I chose Interferon - the one year option. Intron A for the first four weeks, then half dose for 11 months.

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  1. over 9 years ago
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    Oh No

    The positive melanoma has metastasized -

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    • SaGonzalez
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 9 years ago
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    Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)

    Side Effects

    Side effects feel awful...head and body aches along with fever and chills

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