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Is there any physical pain that is related to having Melanoma? And how due you actually die from it?… read more
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Hi, My husband has just had a melanoma removed yesterday from the skin cancer clinic in Sydney. We have a specialist appointment with an oncologist in another weeks time, however we are very anxious a… read more
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They found one lymph node with positive cancer cells and did
They found one lymph node with positive cancer cells and did not remove all lymph nodes . I had a pet scan they say nothing shows. However now I understand that if I ate carbohydrates it may of tainte… read more
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My 95 year old father had a recent PET scan for melanoma.
My 95 year old father had a recent PET scan for melanoma. Results were surprising. Along with two melanomas with SUV of 6.6 and 6.7 there is thickening at the base of the cecum with markedly focally i… read more
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My 18 year old son showed me a mole on his arm last night
Hi, My 18 year old son showed me a mole on his arm last night that was bleeding. It scabbed over and has been dry since. Everything I've read online says a bleeding mole is advanced melanoma! The mole… read more
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I just finished radiation on several melanoma tumors in my
I just finished radiation on several melanoma tumors in my brain. I have seen info that neither radiation or chemo are going to be much help to me. would the gamma knife be of any help?… read more
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Is it common for a person to have two brain rumors, one
Is it common for a person to have two brain rumors, one melanoma and the other vascular non-melanoma?… read more
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Sorry to bother you again. I had a mole or growth type thing
Hi. Sorry to bother you again. I had a mole or growth type thing on my foot that I picked off. I then got worried that I had picked off the visible part of a melanoma and left only the root, which wou… read more
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I am wondering if someone can confirm something my gp said.
Hi. I am wondering if someone can confirm something my gp said. I have been checked head to toe and have no suspicious marks. I worry that maybe I had a melanoma that metastasized but then disappeared… read more
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My husband just completed 13 months of interferon treatment
my husband just completed 13 months of interferon treatment for stage III Melanoma. Since completion about a month ago...he seems to have a swollen lymph node in his left groin area. The Melanoma he w… read more
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My son has had a sun spot removed from his forehead on two
My son has had a sun spot removed from his forehead on two occasions in the same place it has returned and he went to the docyots again last Friday and has had a biopsy done, is this serious???? I am … read more
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Seven year old grandson had small flat colorless mole on leg
Seven year old grandson had small flat colorless mole on leg for 2 years. Month ago pediatrician doing routine physical looked at it. Said no problem. Two weeks ago it began to look very different. Da… read more
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My husband has had surgery for removal of a small bowel
My husband has had surgery for removal of a small bowel tumour. This tumour was 15 x 8 x 11 cms and had started to infiltrate the sigmoind colon. The pathology states it was a melanoma. The surgeon re… read more
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My son is 33 diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma in aug2011 LDH
My son is 33 diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma in aug2011 LDH normal other labs normal pet scan not so good no gene mutation no treatment because no change in his CT scan form 3 months ago they will ree… read more
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My wife was admitted last evening to the hospital having
My wife was admitted last evening to the hospital having some pain breathing. Upon looking at the CAT scan, the ER DR said there was a lot of stuff going on in her lungs and asked if we had been given… read more
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I have a question about a melanoma patient: 48 years old,
Good evening, I have a question about a melanoma patient: 48 years old, male, Asian, blood type II (assuming A), other conditions: psoriasis (since 1989), sinus allergies (since 1992). In July, 2009 h… read more
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If sentinel injection at the base of my neck failed to find
If sentinel injection at the base of my neck failed to find a drainage path to a sentinal lymph node what are the odds that the melonama has spread?… read more
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My husbands brother has melanoma and he has had his lymph
Hi my husbands brother has melanoma and he has had his lymph nodes removed. Initially we thought them all, but since his surgery 6 weeks ago they have found two more that were cancerous. These two are… read more
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