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... d before that my Father had a total of 6 melanoma's all caught early. First one in his 50's and last one at 93 years old. Well we were told last year this newest melanoma on his earlobe has metastisized to his liver. ... (6 replies)
... hi, i was diganosed with melanoma in 2003, it started as a mole in my left calf and had also travelled to the groin, i had interferon. ... (6 replies)
... its just bad bad bad luck. Having said that there ARE people who live a long and full life, just keep getting it cut away and treated. There ARE people where the melanoma stops recurring. My husband had level 3 in 2006 and he is still here. ... (6 replies)

... there seems to be very little knowledge of melanoma here, yet skin cancer is rapidly increasing here with the last five years. ... (6 replies)
... I feel like there is not much knowledge about melanoma, here, in the US as well. (6 replies)
... Your situation sounds serious to me, but my knowledge is lacking when it comes to stage III/IV melanoma. And, also, I'm in the U.S. and really don't know much when it comes to the healthcare system in Ireland. (6 replies)
... Although it is rare to have more than one primary, it certainly is possible. If melanoma occurs within 2 centimeters of the original site of the tumor, it is called local recurrence. ... (2 replies)
Melanoma Excision
Dec 26, 2017
... at melanomas can be a repetitive thing and the odds of that being the case are higher because of my lymphoma. When I try to ask the docs what my probability of recurrence is, they all waffle and dance around my questions and avoid giving me an answer as if their lives depended on not answering me. ... (1 replies)
... i have recently been diagnosed with a recurrence of melanoma. it has appeared in my groin area. my doctor here is sending me to md anderson in houston, texas. i dont know what the outcome will be. ... (8 replies)
... to also have a sentinel node biopsy because my melanoma was very close to my underarm area. Anyway, my nodes were clear, thank goodness. I, too, wonder what the rate of recurrence is. ... (1 replies)
... The nurse did not say it was melanoma in situ, so we're quite confused and concerned. ... (3 replies)
... rtions, there remain an atypical basilar melanoctic proliferation that consists predominantly of single cells and harbors severe cytologic atypia compatible with melanoma in situ, lentigo maligna type. Although the lesion is technically excised, it does approach to within less than 1 mm of multiple lateral side section margins. ... (0 replies)
... Hello, apliece-- My father has gone through the same thing. He was diagnosed with melanoma about 4-5 years ago. Here's the basic sequence of events. 1. He went in to have his knee worked on, only to find a mole that sported stage 3 melanoma. 2. The dr's performed surgery to remove some lymph nodes from the knee, groin, and one or two other areas--I forget specifically... (19 replies)
... i have had surgery for a recurrence and i think it is back for the third time. my stomach seems to be swelling. ... (1 replies)
... chele60, i dont know what stage my cancer is. i have an appt on the 10th of july at md anderson. i hope you are right. i feel better knowing that its not a death sentence. i thought it was. when you have a recurrence, i thought it was the end. they dont have support groups in the college station, tx area. i have already called them. i know there are people here with... (8 replies)
... thank you for sharing that..and very sorry to here about your father. It just goes to show that things can be overlooked, and it does not matter what age the patient is. i have my ct scan the 1st of april, so i'm going to see what the results of that is and make a decision. (6 replies)
So Scared!
Mar 31, 2007
... st artifact from the picture. I guess another picture in this ct scan showed artifact in another area. So I have to get a Pet scan done next week to rule out a melanoma recurrence! I am so scared!!! I just had a chest x ray, cbc, and liver enzymes drawn last week for my yearly follow up and they were all normal. ... (0 replies)
A few questions
Oct 16, 2009
... shaped mole. And yes, moles can change shape over time. This does NOT mean one should simply dismiss this and not see a doctor! It takes a biopsy to determine if melanoma is present, not mere eyesight. ... (1 replies)
How do you do it?
Mar 15, 2007
... I had stage 1, clarks stage 2 melanoma in my left upper thigh 8 years ago, when I was 19. I got a wide excision of the area and that was it. ... (7 replies)
... I also feel very fortunate, because a close friend had pretty extensive surgery to remove a melanoma recently, I believe a stage 2, and now has pretty large "hole" in her leg, but had no lymph envolvement. She is fair skinned and tanned a lots in the past. ... (1 replies)

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