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  1. Thread: What do I do?

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    Yes, it's common to remove half for biopsy. One...

    Yes, it's common to remove half for biopsy. One reason for that is, believe it or not, the risk of losing the specimen during the process. The other half still attached to you is a backup. This...
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    Yeah, John Edwards is skeptical of the National...

    Yeah, John Edwards is skeptical of the National Enquirer.
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    Unemployment linked to rise in PCa deaths

    <snip> ...it's likely due to a cohort of factors influenced by macroeconomics, such as changes in nutrition, societal challenges, and possibly even psychological outcomes. <snip>
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    Excellent. Made my day, thanks for the laugh. :)

    Excellent. Made my day, thanks for the laugh. :)
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    Just send my check in the mail. I'd probably call...

    Just send my check in the mail. I'd probably call that gator but the risk of getting eaten myself guides my instinct.
  6. Thanks for the link, ChemoMan. That's good...

    Thanks for the link, ChemoMan. That's good information to know.
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    Hi Fred. I've done some reading myself about any...

    Hi Fred. I've done some reading myself about any increased risk and/or relationship between melanoma and other cancers. Your wife is rightfully concerned IMO....
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    harpbird, the derm doc treated my BCC by burning...

    harpbird, the derm doc treated my BCC by burning and scraping:
    http://www.dermnote.com/electrodessication-and-curettage-edc/

    I don't know how your doctor will treat you but I sincerely hope it...
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    harpbird, my Mel was on my back. Fortunately I've...

    harpbird, my Mel was on my back. Fortunately I've not had any other BCC, just some inflamed seborrheic keratosis that itched and had me concerned since then. What's weird is I didn't have a clue...
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    Ewo, my dermatologist informed me that the odds...

    Ewo, my dermatologist informed me that the odds were better of getting a new melanoma from normal looking skin areas vs. an existing mole. That's not saying that a new Mel. won't evolve from an...
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    Ewo, check with the various stores that sell golf...

    Ewo, check with the various stores that sell golf equipment. Places like Dick's Sporting Goods carry a line of UV clothing.

    I avoid the sun as much as possible now, limiting my exposure to the...
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    PCa raises melanoma risk

    http://www.renalandurologynews.com/pca-raises-melanoma-risk/article/322787/

    I found this interesting and just wanted to share so you guys can be aware of it. Like PCa, or any cancer, your chances...
  13. Thread: Cialis=Back pain

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    Yes, experienced very similar side effects as you...

    Yes, experienced very similar side effects as you described. Took a couple of days for the pain to subside after giving up on it.
  14. Got it, thanks. The only animal fat I'm...

    Got it, thanks. The only animal fat I'm incorporating into my diet is what occurs naturally in the meat. I know from Dr. Walsh's book that red meat is not that great. Tuna if I remember is better....
  15. Hi Dave, and thanks. I eat very little fruit....

    Hi Dave, and thanks.

    I eat very little fruit. Peel a couple of tart green apples, like Granny Smith's, cut them up and make apple sauce. Might eat two small spoonfuls twice a week. Also, I'll...
  16. http://www.dietdoctor.com/lchf Interesting...

    http://www.dietdoctor.com/lchf

    Interesting study, thanks for posting.

    After a dx of Type 2 Diabetes in Feburary I adopted a Low carb/High fat diet. To be honest I was skeptical at first as it...
  17. Thread: diabetic

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    Chrisjc, I'm a diabetic too, so perhaps I can...

    Chrisjc, I'm a diabetic too, so perhaps I can help you gain better control of your blood sugar. Newporter gave some good advice. From your post it sounds like you've got little wiggle room, my...
  18. Thread: Spots on WLE scar

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    Hi Natasha, I also had a single "spot", as you...

    Hi Natasha, I also had a single "spot", as you described, on my WLE scar. I have absolutely no clue about the what or why, but I don't believe it was anything to be concerned over.

    Just my...
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    I had a local surgeon with 200 DiVinci procedures...

    I had a local surgeon with 200 DiVinci procedures under his belt do mine. In retrospect, considering the ED, a more experienced hand might have improved the side effects. I dunno, perhaps not, it's...
  20. It's an inexact science. Had a BCC on my leg...

    It's an inexact science.

    Had a BCC on my leg that required pleading with the Derm D. to biopsy. Looked at my boots and wanted to know if they were new. Told me the red spot, approximately the...
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    Malignant Melanoma in situ - followup

    Post surgery results were very good, no invasive mel and clear margins.

    It's fair to say that checking myself over for changes will become frequent events. Three month appointments with the derm....
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    op = original post. In the #1 post I typed in...

    op = original post. In the #1 post I typed in full what is printed on my pathology report. Breslow and mit rate are not included on the report.

    Good questions for the surgeon. I'll make a written...
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    Thank you for responding, Jeff. I do not have...

    Thank you for responding, Jeff.

    I do not have the breslow and mitotic rate. These are new terms for me, and a new diesease, that, like PCa, is going to require some study. Suggestions?

    The...
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    Malignant Melanoma in situ

    Moving over here from the prostate section (see signature below).

    The following is my dermatopathology report:

    Multiple tissue levels have been examined and immunoperoxidase staining for...
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    Ask your doctor for some free samples. Most of...

    Ask your doctor for some free samples. Most of them have a closet full of pills.

    I got enough freebies with both Cialis and Viagra to begin.

    Something else - try searching on line for trials....
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