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... First and foremost, thank the powers that be this cancer has not spread to your lymph nodes! ... (2 replies)
... In the beginning, when you and your husband believed his melanoma was less than 1.0mm, I was really on your husband's side. Why undergo additional surgery when it might not be necessary? ... (4 replies)
Oct 30, 2012
... moles. Yet, for some reason, this one caught my attention as I was drying off in the shower. I noticed that every day or so it seemed to get just a smidge bigger, until it actually grew into a mole. But the mole looked...weird. ... (1 replies)

... I attached a picture of the melanoma before it was removed! ... (4 replies)
... I can certainly understand your father's hesitancy in seeing a doctor. Why go to a doctor and possibly hear bad news, when you can not go and live in blissful ignorance? ... (5 replies)
... I called him yesterday to tell him what you said. I suggested making a doctor appointment yesterday to possibly go there today, and now he said it probably wouldn't hurt to wait until after the weekend. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the supportive words. Sorry for the negative tone of my original post here. It's just scary how many people just don't understand this disease... doctors included! Ladypepper, I hope you don't think I was trying to rain on your parade... ... (11 replies)
... It just didn't even cross my mind to get it checked. ... (11 replies)
... it would usually turn tan. It didn't matter that I was damaging my skin. I had to be tan!!! ... (9 replies)
... yes but people with SADD get benefit from special lights. It is well known factor that UVB burns........ melanoma is unlike 'skin cancers' it is a cancer which originates in the cells that make colourant on our skin. ... (17 replies)
... and I am currently 52. My melanoma was .7mm, and I don't recall exactly what my mitotic rate was, but it was above 1 and below 2. I was diagnosed on February 21, and had a WLE at the end of March. ... (3 replies)
... growing cancer. Melanoma is a fast growing cancer and it is very aggressive. People that I've talked to who noticed a changing mole, or a spot and did nothing until years later, normally ended up with stage III or stage IV melanoma. ... (5 replies)
... Please set up your private messaging here on Healthboards.......Let me send you some information to research. ... (5 replies)
... I am new to the site and have read your messages re. melanoma. My husband has just been diagnosed with... yet again melanoma. ... (6 replies)
... Hi! Two years ago I had a melanoma removed from my left knee. Mine was .7 mm, so I was stage I, but the darn thing sure left a good sized scar to remind me of its presence in my life! So you might say I can relate somewhat to what you might be going through. It certainly isn't fun, that's for certain. ... (1 replies)
... d take another week yet. I was reassured again however that the doc would phone me if there was a problem with it. Well I still never phoned back so I don't know how long it took. That's why I'm asking to see the report when I go next week. ... (2 replies)
Aug 24, 2010
... Would I need to live my life during the night time hours? ... (6 replies)
Newly Diagnosed
Nov 4, 2009
... with a thickness of .7 mm. I know all that probably doesn't make a whole lot of sense to you right now, but I just want to let you know that I've been where you are. ... (4 replies)
... ga lady, hi, i tried to post a repley but it must not have went through. right now i do not have insurrance so when i go to the doctor i have to pay for everything. ... (12 replies)
... I have a question thats on my mind for a long time. People always say melanoma is fatal and everything and youre doomed if you see it too late. I live in Canada and when I look at the stats 993 men between 15 and 30 have had melanoma if the last 15 years. So that means around 67 per year. ... (2 replies)

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