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antonio12
Joined: 04/08/2016
the patient
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AntSophJess17
Joined: 06/14/2016
the patient
Stage 4

In 2006, after having surgery to remove initial growth on ankle, I had numerous skin grafts and also had lymph nodes removed from right groin that were positive for melanoma. I was treated with...

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anw0307
Joined: 02/05/2016
the patient
Stage 1

I went for a skin check, at my dermatologist's office Melissa Thierry - Outer Banks Dermatology, to have a spot on my upper left shoulder checked that had been concerning me. At the appointment...

Anwa's picture
Anwa
Joined: 10/23/2007
the patient
Stage 1

Dec.06 had wide local excision on upper back

Have had complete body checks every three months

AnyaLou's picture
AnyaLou
Joined: 01/21/2003
the patient's wife
Stage 4

My husband, Scott, was initially diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma on Dec. 12, 2002. He has never had a melanoma removed to his knowledge and has never had any symptoms. For the 2 months prior to...

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ao
Joined: 06/19/2008
the patient
Stage 3

what i thought was an infected spider bite from a camping trip was melanoma. not black, brown or any other abnormal color. just pink and round--like a bug bite. got bigger and bigger. and then i...

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aolender
Joined: 03/22/2014
the patient's wife
Stage 4

Removed Melanoma on Eyelid, April 2010. Melanoma appeared on the eye ~2012. Scrapped the pigment/cell off the cornea 2 times. Used chemo (interferon?) eye drops after each surgery. Last time was...

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AP i
Joined: 10/05/2006
the patient's wife
Stage 4

9/03 punch biospy -family doctor-Dr. Martin, Lafayette LA

9/03 Wide excision-Surgeon Dr. Garcilon, Lafayette LA

10/3 SNB - negative-Dr. Garcilon

no following up treatment,...

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apadtyca
Joined: 05/09/2013
the patient
Stage 3

Wide Excision,Sentinel Node Biopsy, Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

apavano's picture
apavano
Joined: 10/24/2012
the patient's daughter
Deceased

surgery /clinical trial

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