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L-A's picture
Joined: 09/10/2005
the patient
Stage 3

July 27, 2005. Small mole removed from left calf. Results, 1.29mm depth, positive Clark Level IV.

August 10, 2005: SNB and wide excision. SNB results positive with small microfocus,...

l-dhawk's picture
Joined: 12/10/2008
the patient's wife
Stage 4

spot on right ear in 2004. Local surgon removed, pathology result melanoma,referred to ear specialist in Knoxville TN.done wide excerssion and node maping.June 2008 lump in abdoman,biopsy, pet, ct...

L. Stern's picture
L. Stern
Joined: 01/20/2017
the patient
Stage 2

The first melanoma on my arm was in situ and excised. The present one is thicker at .2mm and will be excised next week. Hopefully, that will be enough.I am getting skin checks with my...

L.J.'s picture
Joined: 10/24/2002
the patient
Stage 2

Amputation of the top of the left thumb. Thought I had a nail infection that would not go away. The melanoma never had any color. Finally a tumor formed under the nail and the nail split. Dr....

L8nighter1's picture
Joined: 04/24/2014
the patient
Stage 4

Was initially diag with stage 1 melanoma on the top of my head in 2011. It was, according to the onocologist/surgeon, "surgically cured" at that site. I had a gone to the skin doc every 3 mos,...

Laag925's picture
Joined: 03/28/2016
the patient's wife
Stage 3

Melanoma on bottom of heel. Surgery to remove lesion and several lymph nodes in groin.

LAB GIRL's picture
Joined: 11/18/2012
the patient
Stage 3


Labandibar's picture
Joined: 12/01/2002
the patient's daughter

My father was diagnosed with Mucosal Melanoma of the Maxillary Sinus in June, 2000. Finding out that my father had a rare disease that I had never heard of was scary. Melanomas arising in the...

labatzr's picture
Joined: 05/20/2008
the patient
Stage 0

SO far i have had the mole removed on May 2,2008, then May 6, 2008 the dr called with the news that i had Melanoma. I saw the surgen on May 13th and Friday the 23rd I will be going into surgery...

labelshabel's picture
Joined: 12/08/2016


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