26 Melanomas of the Skin Cancer Blogs

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Brandon

Brandon
Bio: I'm a 37 year old father of a three year old girl.
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Melanoma with unknown primary
Melanomas of the Skin Symptoms: Painless mass under jaw, likely lymph node. Fatigue. Flu like symptoms at growth. 4cm tumor under jaw and 4cm in left frontal lobe.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 06/26/2015 19 lymph nodes from left, 27 lymph nodes from right. Only one lymph node positive for melanoma. 09/26/2016 craniotomy to remove 4cm tumor from left frontal lobe.

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Jo

Jo
Bio: I am a paraprofessional working and living in Princeton NJ. I work in an elementary school. I am 43 and enjoy writing and reading Mysteries! I love Movies and TV and especially Criminal Minds& NCIS ! I have a Calico Cat named Sophie who is 10 years old.
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 2b
Melanomas of the Skin Symptoms: Had a mole on leg that changed color within a year
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: September 28,2015

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Scotthein

Scotthein
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Melanoma
Melanomas of the Skin Symptoms: No skin symptoms. Swollen Lymph Node was noticed - upon removal, and biopsy, Stage IV Melanoma was diagnosed.

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Amanda

Amanda
Bio: I am a wife, mother, photographer, and dreamer
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Melanoma
Melanomas of the Skin Symptoms: went in for a checkup, was referred for a specialist, had it removed no issues. Went in again after picking at a spot that I didnt know was a mole and it bled. Went in to have it removed and the rest is history- and the beginning of my journey began. Have since had over 20 spots removed
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Lymph node biopsy and re-excision in May 2007, 2 days after coming home from Honeymoon

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William

William
Bio: Married with 2 great children, living in sunny Florida
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4
Melanomas of the Skin Symptoms: Adnormal mole removed 1/1000 of a millimeter before glands had to be removed

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Betty

Betty
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Breast Surgery Dec.2010
Melanomas of the Skin Symptoms: Itching, Bleeding, Red flat or raised areas
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Nov.1997 -Re-excision Surgery, with scalp sweep and skin graft- 2cc down, 4" wide. Aug. 2010 -Re-excision Surgery between eyes on forehead. sz of pea
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Fluorouracil treatment started Sept 2010 Fluorouracil treatment started Aug. 2011

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John

John
Bio: Wonderful Wife 3 daughters.To much fun in the sun-GAME ON.Was a Longshoreman moving cargo containers in the port of L.A. + Long Beach. Now time devoted to taking care of my family and fighting cancer.
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Melanomas of the Skin Symptoms: pretty much A symptomatic
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: had a very small mole removed on my cheek 2.5 years ago.One year later check up showed the bugger got away.Melanoma
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Taxol, a pain in arm and in the Ass.

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Donna Jay

Donna Jay
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Malignant Melanoma
Melanomas of the Skin Symptoms: mosquito looking bump that appeared out of nowhere and then a black dot appeared in the corner 4 months later
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: January 4/08, scrape biopsy, Jan.10 call from derm saying positive Melanoma, Stage 1A, Clarks II, had Wide excision on Jan.15/08, tumor on adrenal gland Feb/08

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Ponyman

Ponyman
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Metatastic Melanoma

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Jadednky

Jadednky
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Malignant Melanoma

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