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vale's picture
Joined: 03/11/2001
the patient's sister
Stage 3

My name is Valeria, I'm italian and I'm looking for melanoma community's helping me in getting some info about how to psicologically support the patient and all the family. Waiting for reply.

Valentine's picture
Joined: 01/29/2010
the patient
Stage 3

May 2009 - Showed lump on the bottom of my left foot to primary care physician, Dr. Heather Neuman, Family Practice - CentraCare Health Plaza, St. Cloud, MN. She treated it as a wart, freezing it...

Valerie's picture
Joined: 05/01/2005
the patient's wife


Primary lesion was on right temple - Biopsy showed stage 1, more than 1mm, margins involved. Had it removed. No follow-up treatment. Tim was seen shortly after it was removed by...

valerie a's picture
valerie a
Joined: 10/20/2003
the patient
Stage 4

Wicked sunburn at 16 years of age. (now 40) MM mole removed, clarks level 2 .45 depth in 1997. Superficial spreading type. Two lymph nodes found to be positive in June 2001. Partial axilla...

valeryskor's picture
Joined: 10/11/2017
the patient
ValinMtl's picture
Joined: 04/11/2010
the patient
Stage 4

Dx July 2008
First surgery SNB August 16, 2008
- 2 nodes removed, one positive micro
Second surgery October 9, 2008
- 9 nodes removed, one positive micro

ValJaneMB's picture
Joined: 10/23/2010
the patient
Stage 4

1999 - mole on left lower leg diagnosed as 'atypical spitz tumor'. Excised with wide margins. No further treatment.
2007 - growth at edge of original site biopsied and told it was stage 4...

vallan70's picture
Joined: 08/28/2014
the patient
Stage 3

I had a 0.55mm removed from my thigh in 2012. No sentinal node biopsy, as the melanoma was less than 1mm.
February 2014 I represented with a lump in my groin- biopsied lymph node-...

valuad's picture
Joined: 12/23/2017
the patient
Stage 4

September 2011 – Melanoma on back excised. Breslow thickness 6.2mm with ulceration and mitotic rate of 8/mm^2. WLE on back and SNLB. Negative. Diagnosed Stage 2C.

April 2012 - CT scan...

valval1988's picture
Joined: 12/22/2015
the patient's daughter
Stage 4


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