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S Harper's picture
S Harper
Joined: 09/17/2012
the patient's wife
Stage 2

Our dog found my husband's initial melanoma lesion in late summer of 2009. It was excised and diagnosed by a dermatologist in Oct 2009. We kept up with regular checkups. Last yr prior to the...

S R Wagner's picture
S R Wagner
Joined: 11/02/2010
the patient's wife
Stage 3

December 2001 had mole removed from back of right hand - had SNB that came back negative. In May 2010 had lymph node near elbow removed (again on the right arm) - SNB came back negative - had 3...

S-anxious's picture
Joined: 12/20/2016
the patient
Unknown Stage

I was diagnosed with stage II melanoma, from a biopsy of a 4mm atypical mole, on my lower back, in April of 2016 (not 2015 as above, no option to put 2016). I had an initial excision (wide area...

S.A.M.'s picture
Joined: 12/24/2002
the patient
Stage 1

Diagnosed at 28 with stage 1b (Breslow 0.53mm/Clark 4)amelanotic melanoma of right palmar forearm. Underwent WLE and SNB 09/23 in Detroit at the hospital where I work. Both WLE and SNB were...

s.aumann's picture
Joined: 07/18/2015
the patient's mother
Stage 4

My son's mole on his shoulder was 6.1 mm and he was diagnosed as stage 3b. They removed a huge area of his shoulder and his lymph nodes. His physician wanted to get him into a Yervoy trial, but...

saabdrvngirl's picture
Joined: 10/18/2011
the patient's wife
Unknown Stage

Biopsy only

Sab1's picture
Joined: 09/14/2005
the patient
Stage 4

In 1998 I had a mole removed on the left shoulder. Biopsy-result : OK

In 2000 a new mole grew next to the scar I had after the resection of the first mole in 1998. Biopsy-result : OK no...

SABKLYN's picture
Joined: 01/10/2012
the patient
Stage 3

October 2011, small mole on the back f my lower left leg removed and biopsied at Emory . Initial derm path indeterminate but suspect possible melanoma. Biopsy sent to Dr. Barnhill at UCLA who...

sabrenia rodgers's picture
sabrenia rodgers
Joined: 12/23/2010
the patient
Unknown Stage

none,frequent PET Scans

Sabrina's picture
Joined: 05/06/2004
the patient
Stage 0

Removal of 1mm+ on right shin and SNB on upper right thigh. SNB tested negative.


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