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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.
April 28 Removal of mole upper right shoulder.
May 01- Diagnosis Malignant Melanoma
June 26-Wide and deep excision posterior RT shoulder
and sentinel node biopsy.
Original melanoma on left foot removed in March 97. December 97 nodules in the lymph nodes of the left groin were removed. Following head symptoms in October 98 a tumour was removed by surgery but...
I am in South Africa.
Skin cancer identified as in-situ malignent melanoma removed from outer right ear lobe 2006
Started coughing in Jan 2011 and initial x-ray revealed lesion in...
Primary right ear removed 2006.
Incidental chest X-ray Feb 2011 indicated tumor in RML.
Final diagnosis throuigh Pet Scan confirmed cancer.
Surgery 11/4/2011 to undertake...
I was diagnosed on 4 March 2002.
The primary was 10.5 millimeters, and probably would have been deeper if had not already grown completely through my right ear. Immediately upon informing...
The original melanoma was approximately 12mm.
At t he same time that I was diagnosed with melanoma, I was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma of the right kidney.
For the melanoma, I...
approx 25 surgeries (Moohs) to remove spots
getting ready for more radiation (25 treatments)
Deciding whether to take Yervoy
Had it on lower back and taken off in 2008. But was wondering if a bruising coloration could be malonma.