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Ann's picture
Joined: 11/30/2003
the patient
Stage 4

I am 33 yrs. old with 2 children 3yrs and 10 weeks. Initially diagnosis in Gainesville, Florida with a red spot on chest. Pathologist makes note of tumor grew along hair folical. Removed by...

Ann B's picture
Ann B
Joined: 03/21/2001
the patient's wife
Stage 4

Rich, who is 38 yrs old, was diagnosed with Stage IV MM Feb, 2000. He had a desmoplastic neurotropic melanoma removed from his left shoulder at the Univ of Penn Hospital. One month later, he...

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Ann B.
Joined: 12/17/2015
the patient's wife

Excision of primary tumor on shoulder
Thoracotomy for excision of two lung tumors
CVAX clinical trial sponsored by the John Wayne Cancer Institute
Dartmouth Chemotherapy

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Ann from Iowa
Joined: 07/29/2010
the patient's wife
Stage 3

Recurrance to one lymph node, 5 cm with extranodal extension in October, 2009.
32 Lymph Nodes Removed from Axilla, Left Arm
Radiation to axilla area, 5 sessions, high dose

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Ann R.
Joined: 05/09/2001
the patient
Stage 0

MM in March of 97. Surgically removed from left shoulder leaving a 6 inch scar. Currently being treated with radiation therapy for a large SCC on upper left thigh. Not healing well from the...

Ann/MI's picture
Joined: 07/05/2002
the patient
Stage 3

Feb 20,2002 WLE,SNB..4 nodes removed..1st one showed microscopic cells

Had surgery at University of Michigan with Dr. Vincent Cimmino

March 26th,2002 had 11 more lymph nodes removed...

Anna's picture
Joined: 12/13/2001
the patient's husband
Stage 3

patient is 26 yrs old. diagnosed in april 2001; MM 1.5; clarks level 4;

referral to Dr. Merrick Ross @MD Anderson; had sentinel node biposy; positive for MM; had WLE;

1 node...

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Anna B
Joined: 02/28/2008
the patient's daughter
Stage 4

My dad was originally diagnosed with a primary on his chest in April 2007. Primary appeared and grew very rapidly (within 1-2 months) and looked like an oozing blood blister. After initial...

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Anna Banana
Joined: 05/07/2006
the patient
Stage 4

No treatment yet.

Anna Bilyk's picture
Anna Bilyk
Joined: 11/10/2017
the patient

surgical excision
immunotherapy, (alfarekin)


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