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AnnieVan's picture
Joined: 02/18/2012
the patient
Stage 1

I had melanoma in situ removed from my back one year ago. On Feb.14 2012, I had a recurrent in situ removed from the scar of the first melanoma site. This time and a year ago the treatment was...

annlus's picture
Joined: 08/18/2016
the patient's wife
Stage 4

March 10, 2012 Enucleation OD by Dr. Gary Mercado of The Medical City, Ortigas, Metro Manila, Philippines and then regular abdominal ultra sound thereafter. On January 10, 2016 the CT Scan and...

AnnSham's picture
Joined: 11/07/2001
the patient
Stage 1

The initial biopsy was completed at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX on 11/2/01.

The melanoma was located in the toe bed of the big toe on the right foot.

On 11/21/01,...

Anteater's picture
Joined: 02/13/1999
the patient
Stage 0

Found a swollen lymph node in my groin 12/98. Went to local doctor

who wanted to biopsy. MD friend recommended going to Dr. Goodnight,

surgical oncologist at UC Davis.


antoniefabian's picture
Joined: 03/02/2013
antonio12's picture
Joined: 04/08/2016
the patient
AntSophJess17's picture
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...

anw0307's picture
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
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
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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