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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Worried about possible cancer?

    Worried about possible cancer? Please post on the...

    Started by Didee, 05-07-2014 01:31 PM
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  1. Does anyone have mucosal melanoma? Eye, tongue, vulvar, vaginal?

    I would like to hear from anyone who has this kind of melanoma. I was diagnosed with vulvar melanoma in May. I guess I am fairly young to have...

    Started by CheriD, 01-07-2014 01:27 AM
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  2. After the fact

    Hello all. Last December I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma. The initial biopsy was done by a PA and the subsequent surgery was done by...

    Started by lance_p66, Yesterday 02:23 PM
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  3. Newly diagnosed...Nodular Malignant Melanoma

    G'day, First time for me on any type of forum and from reading a lot of the posts it seems like a very cathartic way to deal with our main problem....

    Started by LandonKennedy8, 02-28-2014 12:50 AM
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    Yesterday 01:18 PM Go to last post
  4. Just diagnosed with Radial Melanoma Stage 1

    I think it's 1a because my WLE was about 1cm and the words sentinal node lymph biopsy were never mentioned to me, but the consultant just said stage...

    Started by 1964johnr, 07-17-2014 02:03 PM
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    07-21-2014 01:19 PM Go to last post
  5. I was diagnosed with Basal Cell Carcinoma, Nodular Type on June 26-2014

    I was diagnosed with Basal Cell Carcinoma, Nodular Type on June 26-2014 I have had a spot by my eye for at least 20 years, really never got any...

    Started by simpleeats, 07-09-2014 02:49 AM
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    07-18-2014 01:38 PM Go to last post
  6. Melanoma in Brain

    I am 27 Year old Indian living in Germany. End of Feb 14, I had consulted a Neurologist (due to Headaches). Neurologist happened to see a 1.7 cm...

    Started by ilikepralinen, 04-02-2014 08:09 PM
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    07-17-2014 04:12 PM Go to last post
  7. Squamous cell carcinoma

    Hello. One night I had an itch on my leg and thought I got bit by a spider. I had two bumps on my shin. They were the size of a pencil eraser. After...

    Started by Schupp, 07-08-2014 10:48 PM
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    07-15-2014 02:40 PM Go to last post
  8. My cancer is back...

    Hello again...I wanted to share with you that I had my first 3 month post-surgery scans/tests and my oncologist told me that he found 2 small lumps...

    Started by LandonKennedy8, 07-13-2014 10:58 PM
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    07-14-2014 03:48 PM Go to last post
  9. Just diagnosed with Melanoma

    I have been diagnosed with melanoma on my back. I had the mole removed and was told by the dermatologist that is was a thin melanoma .8MM and sent me...

    Started by asd1612, 05-31-2014 10:52 PM
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    07-11-2014 11:17 PM Go to last post
  10. BCC or Ruptured Cyst?

    Hello, all! I'm brand new to the forums, and I appreciate the ability to be able to post and browse here. :smile: My specific issue today is that...

    Started by sandsmertz, 11-22-2013 03:33 AM
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    07-09-2014 03:23 AM Go to last post
  11. Student finds cure for skin cancer?

    Hi Everyone, This is my first post here. I stopped by because I saw a fascinating talk by a student at TEDxMileHigh this year on skin cancer and I...

    Started by micahtwilliams, 07-08-2014 06:53 PM
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  12. Interested in what you do to prevent skin cancer/Melanoma reoccurances

    Hi Guys, This will be my FIRST summer truly living a different way of life. I was diagnosed with Melanoma (in-situ) in Nov 2013 and had it removed...

    Started by hmdolan, 06-02-2014 08:20 PM
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    07-05-2014 03:07 AM Go to last post
  13. bone

    Well not a good pet scan for my husband. They think he has osseous metastatic disease.Has any one here have this from melanoma? were in the shock...

    Started by mermaid989, 04-04-2014 07:52 PM
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    06-28-2014 09:35 PM Go to last post
  14. SCC diagnosis on top of lymphoma

    Moving my story over Hi everyone. I have been a member here for about three years over on the Lymphoma Forum but was diagnosed last week with an...

    Started by Kermica, 09-18-2012 12:57 AM
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  15. Yervoy and skull aches!

    Hey, I have recently started on Yervoy and wondered if other people suffered from intense skull aches? ( Like whole head headaches)? Thanks!

    Started by butterflydance, 06-24-2014 04:51 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-26-2014 03:24 PM Go to last post
  16. New Melanoma and Actinic Keratosis diagnosis

    I recently was diagnosed with Stage 1 Melanoma on my shoulder and also told I have multiple Actinic Keratosis on my forehead that I will have to be...

    Started by crewecharles, 06-17-2014 05:02 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-17-2014 11:14 PM Go to last post
  17. First post

    Hello My name is Kay. The sun, beach and water is my passion. I have just been dx'd with melanoma in situ. my report Early melanome in situ,...

    Started by KayC, 06-16-2014 05:11 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-17-2014 12:44 AM Go to last post
  18. Pregnancy after InterferonAlpha2B

    Finished my year long interferon January 25th. Just found out I was pregnant, super nervous as it's been only 5 months. Anyone else?

    Started by LJMeyer, 06-16-2014 05:23 PM
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  19. Hello, new here, junctional melanocytic neoplasm

    Hello all. My heart goes out to all of you and your families.... I have been reading here, this is a wonderful resource. Thankyou, as I know my...

    Started by boatlady, 05-23-2014 07:33 PM
    • Replies: 6
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  20. Update on Daughters melanoma

    I just wanted to share my very happy news. My daughter has had the results from her wide local excision and sentinel lymph node biopsy and it's all...

    Started by Suzie123, 06-06-2014 01:04 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-06-2014 02:40 PM Go to last post
  21. Sentinel Lymph Node inside ribs?

    I was hoping to get some insight into this as I can't find any information *anywhere* online regarding this situation... My husband recently had...

    Started by NinjaCancerWife, 05-26-2014 03:28 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 496
    06-04-2014 12:52 PM Go to last post
  22. Immunotherapy news at ASCO meeting

    This was in the news today regarding melanoma: Immunotherapy shows promise against melanoma June 2nd, 2014 in Cancer / By unleashing the immune...

    Started by lancepeace, 06-03-2014 02:01 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 238
    06-03-2014 02:01 AM Go to last post
  23. My Husband was Diagnosed with Melanoma

    Hi all. I am thankful to have found this site for spousal support. I am so freaked out. My husband is freaked out too. He went in to our general...

    Started by EricaErin, 12-27-2012 06:34 PM
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  24. Thumbs up USA Terminal Melanoma Patients:Merck hope for June 2014 licence for MK-3475

    USA Terminal Melanoma Patients:Merck hope for June 2014 licence for MK-3475 for Melanoma patients. Renal and NSC Lung cancer to follow. Fair...

    Started by RichK, 05-25-2014 04:46 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-25-2014 11:22 PM Go to last post
  25. WLE for SCC yesterday

    Had surgery yesterday for the scc that was on my lower lip and upper neck. The incision on my neck is 4 inches long. I broke out in tears when I...

    Started by kitty37, 05-23-2014 10:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-25-2014 02:34 PM Go to last post
  26. Help

    Here is my pathology report: Lateral and deep edges are positive for neoplasm. The histologic differential diagnosis may include a compound...

    Started by Razor1919, 05-17-2014 12:11 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-23-2014 06:28 PM Go to last post
  27. SNB for Melanoma painful?

    Hello, Tomorrow I am having a SNB along with two wide excisions to remove a melanoma and another possible melanoma. I am currently undergoing chemo...

    Started by NorthwindsGS, 03-17-2014 10:15 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    05-23-2014 07:49 AM Go to last post
  28. biospy

    Well my husband goes tueday at U of M for his biopsy of the bone. See if the melanoma has gone there. It has been a long journey here to get this...

    Started by mermaid989, 05-09-2014 05:28 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-21-2014 12:28 PM Go to last post
  29. Wide local excision scc lower lip & neck

    Having surgery next week to remove scc in my lower lip and neck. The cancer is still in the early stages. The few people that I've told I'm having...

    Started by kitty37, 05-16-2014 12:54 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    05-16-2014 01:51 AM Go to last post
  30. Vulvectomy for melanoma

    I was reading a different forum today where someone had posted that she had refused vulvectomy for melanoma and instead was making dietary changes. ...

    Started by CheriD, 01-16-2014 04:08 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-15-2014 06:45 PM Go to last post
  31. Newly diagnosed Melanoma T2A

    Hi! I was diagnosed last week with Melanoma T2A. I have my surgical consult on the 20th with an oncology surgeon, and just want to know other...

    Started by Giggley, 05-13-2014 03:04 AM
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    05-13-2014 03:04 AM Go to last post
  32. Melanoma Stage 2

    Hi Everyone I'm new on this site and really looking for support and reassurance. My 33 year old daughter has had a suspicious mole removed and the...

    Started by Suzie123, 04-24-2014 03:22 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    05-11-2014 03:49 AM Go to last post
  33. Melanoma Stage 1A

    Hi All, i just got a report hours ago, from my dermatologist, that i have melanoma stage 1A. It's kind of in the middle of my back level, say, with...

    Started by CandyCane, 05-05-2014 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-10-2014 03:24 AM Go to last post
  34. Proper care post- incison

    hi all, i had my melanoma stage 1a removed today, it was very small but the dermatologist followed all guidelines and removed the recommended...

    Started by CandyCane, 05-10-2014 03:16 AM
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  35. Newly diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma

    Hi I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma today. I had a small white crusty bump on my ear for a few months. I would pick at it and it would...

    Started by Erizzi, 05-09-2014 02:41 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-09-2014 12:46 PM Go to last post
  36. Newly diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma

    Hi I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma today. I had a small white crusty bump on my ear for a few months. I would pick at it and it would...

    Started by Erizzi, 05-09-2014 02:01 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-09-2014 02:01 AM Go to last post
  37. a spot on my breast removed... beginning stages of Melanoma

    I had a mole removed in September 2012 .. Mohls surgery. Now on my breast... should I get a mammogram? Has anyone had the surgery on their breast? ...

    Started by Pattykettles, 05-09-2014 01:57 AM
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    05-09-2014 01:57 AM Go to last post
  38. A few (maybe basic) questions about moles and excisions

    Hi, I am a new member here, so apologies in advance if some of my questions have already been answered in previous posts (I haven't been able to...

    Started by brahem, 01-14-2014 12:07 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-07-2014 02:25 AM Go to last post
  39. Melanoma Stage 1A

    Hi All, i just got a report hours ago, from my dermatologist, that i have melanoma stage 1A. It's kind of in the middle of my back - level, say,...

    Started by CandyCane, 05-05-2014 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 238
    05-05-2014 04:47 PM Go to last post
  40. Help interpreting my husband's pathology report?

    Hello! I'm not glad to be here, but I am glad to find what looks like a group of people who know their stuff about melanoma! :) I was hoping I...

    Started by NinjaCancerWife, 05-02-2014 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-02-2014 04:04 PM Go to last post
  41. Yesterday i got the news i had malignant melanoma

    Hi everyone, I'm new here and probably never thought i would be joining a forum like this. Yesterday i got the heartbreaking news i have malignant...

    Started by claire1986, 04-30-2014 07:44 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-01-2014 09:36 PM Go to last post
  42. Questions for those that had Skin Cancer

    I know we need to wear sunscreen and avoid the sun as much as possible, but do any of you go above and beyond that, like wearing UV Protective...

    Started by Eyes wide open, 03-11-2014 10:59 PM
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  43. So disappointed

    I'm new here and posted a thread yesterday. I feel so sad and disappointed that no one replied. I so wanted to receive some messages of support and...

    Started by Suzie123, 04-25-2014 09:16 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 570
    04-27-2014 08:07 PM Go to last post
  44. Efudex for skin cancer

    My 89-year-old father was given Efudex cream to treat what the doctor suspected was a pre-cancerous spot on his forehead, from decades of sun...

    Started by Charlotte61, 04-21-2014 06:37 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 353
    04-24-2014 09:42 AM Go to last post
  45. Amelanotic melanoma - what tests to insist on?

    Hi all, I was looking for a sticky or some such and had no luck slam asking. I have amelanotic melanoma on my forearm and meet with the surgeon...

    Started by davemmevad, 04-19-2014 03:40 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    04-20-2014 07:35 PM Go to last post
  46. People using Melanoma as a reason for other issues

    Ok, so I need a spot to vent so why not here. I was just outside and my neighbor's father in law was diagnosed with lung/brain cancer and given 8 to...

    Started by gophertee, 04-06-2014 09:31 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-19-2014 04:20 AM Go to last post
  47. Vaccine that offers treatment for Melanoma developed

    According to researchers at the Adelaide University "the vaccine, known as vaccinia melanoma cell lysate (VMCL), was given regularly as a treatment...

    Started by ChemoMan, 04-17-2014 10:08 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 333
    04-18-2014 08:21 AM Go to last post
  48. Hi, I'm David, and I have melanoma

    Hi All, Well, the title says it all. I've spent several years telling my docs (including one Derm a year ago) that the 'age spot' on my arm wasn't...

    Started by davemmevad, 04-16-2014 01:41 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 700
    04-16-2014 11:28 AM Go to last post
  49. yervoy

    Can anyone give me any information on yervoy. Is it bad to take ?

    Started by mermaid989, 04-16-2014 01:17 AM
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    04-16-2014 01:17 AM Go to last post
  50. arm pit melanoma

    I had my surgery yesterday. They removed a lot of tissue and took out lymph nodes so now I need to wait and see what the nodes showed. The waiting...

    Started by grandmother42, 11-08-2013 12:04 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,713
    04-13-2014 07:55 PM Go to last post

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