My Skin ?
theres this fece colored stuff my skin whats goin on is the melanoma back
I had an excision in May 2000 for a Malignant Melanoma. I received no Chemotherapy or Radiation treatment, as there was no metastisis found with lymphoscintigraphy. I just noticed this last week that my scar (lower calf-midway between knee and ankle) has started to change colors on just one side. It's darkened a lot on…
Stage IV Metastatic Remission survivor
Need to hear from others who are stage IV melanoma survivors. I've been in remission for 2.5 years from my 2nd bout w/melanoma. PET scan may have found a tumor in R breast tissue. Will get a biospy. Not looking forward to Cisplatium/tomoxifin/interlukin2/interferon....
I found it! MPIP "Melanoma Patients Information Page"! I got to it by going to www.melanoma.org. I checked it out for a short time this evening -- it seems to have LOTS of information. At first glance, it looks like the place to go to get support and education about melanoma. See you there!
I have undergone 6 cycles thus far, with hopes that only 2 more will produce that elusive "clear" -- my new favorite word that I so desparately want to say. My team & I have acheived a 50% reduction in the melanoma masses -- I was heavily metastasized. I would like to visit with any fellow HD-IL2 travelers. I would like to…
diagnosed this week
I just had my second excision for stage one melanoma. Both the surgeon and the dermatologist told me it looked to be contained, however the oncologist who reviewed my chest X-ray and blood work told me there was a problem with one test, suggesting severe anemia. He has ordered more blood tests and stool cards. Has anyone…