Welcome to Profiles.
Profiles provide people affected by melanoma a forum to tell their stories and to find others who may be in a similar place with their melanoma diagnosis and treatment. You can browse the profiles below or search based on certain criteria to learn about others who may share a similar path.
Richard goes to ER at Emory St Joseph's
-main complaint is a chronic headache for 10-14 days
-mild memory loss/confusion over last 5-7 days
Initial excision of lesion by Dr Prudin, diagnosis of melanoma. Referral to Dr Daniel Kenday, UK Healthcare, for surgical removal of surrounding tissue and radical neck dissection.
Yervoy treatment started 01/16/13 Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa Florida. Brain radiation on 1-4mm spot Jan 2013.
Throat surgery done to remove a tumor April 9th.
WBR radiation to start...
I have a lot to learn about melanoma, and this profile will have to be a work in progress...
June 2013: Annual skin check with derm. New spot (dark, flat) on interior thigh. Doc sees it and...
.42 melanoma remved from calf and new one located on wrist unknown depth