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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.
I had a biopsy about 3.5 weeks ago and the removal on 9/22
Interferon 2006, MDX 2010, Yervoy 2010, OncoVex currently
Punch biopsy 12.27.10
"It's melanoma" phone call 12.30.10 (Happy New Year to me!)
WLE and SNB 1.25.11
News that WLE and SNB were clear 2.2.11, confirmed stage 1B
April 2011 - Mole removed at dermatologist right above my belly button. Biopsy came back positive for melanoma. All scans were clean.
May 2011 - Surgery to remove 2 centimeters of skin on...
Initial diagnosis from my OB, Dr. Bret Horsley.
Recurrance this year, radical axillary lymph node removal in April 2013, by Dr. Tawnya Bowles, now beginning immunotherapy with Dr. Ali Ben...
I had a shave of an "innocent" looking mole for cosmetic reasons on 2/24/04, which came back amelonotic nodular MM, 1.28mm, Level IV, with margins. On 3/30/04, I had WLE, remaining .7 mm taken...