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... Melanoma doesn't always show up again in the form of a mole. You should insist on regular PET scans to view your body internally. My father died of stage iv melanoma 7 years after having a very small melanoma mole removed from his back. ... (7 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)
... don't understand this disease... doctors included! Ladypepper, I hope you don't think I was trying to rain on your parade... you're absolutely right, sometimes melanoma doesn't come back. I hope happens that way for you! ... (11 replies)

... In general most melanomas follow the ABCDE rule: asymmetric shape, fuzzy or irregular border, mixed color, diameter bigger than an eraser and evolve (change). But it doesn't have to fulfill all these rules all the time. There are small melanomas, as small as 2mm and you have a color variation with white (possibly gray) in the middle. Melanoma are flat at first (in situ)... (3 replies)
... Sorry to hear what you have been going through i wouldnt go jumping to melonma just yet it sounds like normal mole to me ive had several of these removed with small other spots on them as well.. ... (3 replies)
... insists that it's nothing to be concerned about, insist that hearing that is simply not enough for you. Insist on a shave biopsy being sent into pathology at the very least. Don't accept allowing him to freeze or burn it off without a path report. ... (8 replies)
... I find it odd that they would have missed it with a CT scan....Maybe it was very small? ... (26 replies)
... I'm a 23 year old woman and I have a huge fear that I have a melanoma near my right breast. I have an appointment on Monday to get it checked out but I do not know how I will survive the weekend with this anxiety. ... (3 replies)
... So I have been keeping an eye on this small, black mole for over a year now and havent been concerned because it is very small, perfectly round and one color. Well, I just read the NM's do not follow the ABCD's and are often dark black. ... (0 replies)
... I have a small mole on my stomach with what looks like a white spot in it. It feels slightly raised but is very small. Does anyone know if this is normal? ... (3 replies)
... ish. Mind you it is very small. ... (2 replies)
... However, melanoma is not all that common. ... (1 replies)
... With a melanoma diagnosis, there are 2 staging procedures. I've no idea why the medical community keeps both, as it causes more confusion. ... (38 replies)
... your mother was extremely lucky to have had for 2 year and only have melanoma in situ! She is one very lucky woman indeed! Chances are, it wasn't melanoma all long, but was probably an abnormal mole that was in the process of becoming melanoma. But that's just my guess. ... (5 replies)
Oct 30, 2012
... or so I've been told. The melanoma had a depth of .7mm, which meant the lymph nodes were most likely not involved and it was more than likely the entire melanoma was removed with the biopsy. However, to be safe, I needed to undergo a wide excision. ... (1 replies)
... and I still miss him. I am writing on here to support individuals who may have melanoma and the family members of of individuals with melanoma. My dad was diagnosed with melanoma at stage one sometime in the 90s. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you for your kind words, but I must state that I am not a medical professional, nor do I work in the medical field. I am simply a woman who has had a melanoma removed and has done quite a bit of research and has talked and listened to a number of melanoma patients of all stages. ... (22 replies)
... it removed has been mostly cosmetic. I have seen a derm about it a few times, but I really don't want to get it removed at this point because it would involve a small skin graft, I would have to be awake for the procedure, and it is right around where my waistband sits, so the healing process would be uncomfortable. ... (2 replies)
Teen melanoma
May 4, 2015
... It is a scary time for you right now but hopefully they have taken it all out .But if it has spread they can treat advanced melanoma so much better these days and have excellent outcomes. i hope she gets the all clear but there is much ground breaking advances right now in melanoma treatment . ... (1 replies)
... Malignant Melanoma putting me to a stage 2B. ... (11 replies)

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