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2004livestrong's picture
Joined: 01/29/2013
the patient
Stage 4

acral melanoma under toenail
in 2004 - toe removal, seninal node negative
in 2012 - spread to groin and leg - surgery - interferon
in 2013 - many mets spread to lungs - planning...

2014ts's picture
Joined: 09/29/2014
the patient
Stage 4

2008 - Stage 2 melanoma removed from upper right arm - no treatment recommended. Had external ck ups with dermatologist every 6 mo. for 5 years then moved to annual cks. July 2014 reck...

201Don's picture
Joined: 07/29/2017
the patient

Primary biopsy taken by dermatologist and sent to lab July 17, 2017. Lab results show Clark 4, melanoma. First appointment with surgical oncologist July 28, 2017.

2020research's picture
Joined: 04/05/2012
217 and a half's picture
217 and a half
Joined: 05/13/2004
the patient's wife

radiation 11-24-04--12.03.03 Dr. Teresa Boyle/temodar 11.28.03-12.02.03 and 01.08.04-01.13.04 morphine as needed,decadron daily. 11.21.03--04.06.04. Dr. Christopher Ruud Both at Scott and...

2407may's picture
Joined: 03/15/2013
Unknown Stage

3 biopics

24hourmommy's picture
Joined: 05/29/2011
the patient's wife
Stage 4
252angel's picture
Joined: 08/08/2016
the patient

Excision of affected lymph node, source unknown, followed by two trials which my body did not tolerate.

2atlascedars's picture
Joined: 11/08/2010
the patient
Stage 2

Initial Biopsy 10/25/2010
Diagnosed with Acral Lentiginous Melanoma on sole of foot
Breslow's Depth 3.7mm
Clark's Level IV
No definite mitotic activity is identified....

2bcheerful's picture
Joined: 10/05/2004
the patient's daughter
Stage 4

Patient had treatment for a mass behind the eye in 1/03. Recovered. Was active and lead normal life. Thought to be a healthy 72 year old. Diagnosed on 9/30/04 mets to bone and liver. Had...

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