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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.
Had wide local excision on 7/19/13 with clear margins. Have dysplastic nevus syndrome so need to go every three months for checks which usually require biopsies.
My dad had a biopsy of a mole on the tip of his ear in May 2013. It came back melanoma and surgery was scheduled for June. The melanoma removed was 2.9 mm with no nodes involved. One year later...
Nov. 10, 1998, suspicious ulcerated mole removed on back of neck, at collarline.(Previous negative punch biopsies on mole in 92 and 96). Positive biopsy confirmed 1.4 MM. Dec. 17, 1998,...
dxed with mole that turned blackish on back...came back melanoma..had
sentinel mapping to determine which side tumor drained...came back
right side...had WLE and SLNB..... sentinel...
Biopsy then excision on left forearm. End of March 2008 was excision. Dr. Sarah Long