Chances of basal cell returning
Hi, I'm only 24 and had a basal cell carcinoma removed last september and it looks like it my be recurring again in the same spot above the scarring from my last operation. The thing is I had the mark on my back from the age of 14 and it was being treated for exzema. My father was diaganosed with skin cancer at the age of…
Melanoma and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Last November I had a mole removed from my back and was faced with melanoma. In December I had a wide excision and sentinel biopsy. The biopsy showed a trace of disease to one node. In January I had 26 nodes remove, all clean. So far everything has been going pretty well with checkups. However, I also have rheumatoid…
My father was diagnosed with melanoma several months ago. He had surgery to remove the whole cheek area from his face and had plastic surgery to correct any abnormalities the surgery left...Biopsies of the lymph nodes revealed no cancer had spread. He had his last radiation treatmet 3 weeks ago...However, he developed a…
"rare" squamous cell carcinoma ???
My father recently had a "cyst" removed from his jaw that had been there for years. You could see nothing on the skin...just a small "cyst" under the skin that his doctor kept telling him was "nothing". He was finally referred to a surgeon who removed the "cyst" only to find it was a tumor that had invaded the coratid…
Is there ever an end??
My Husbnd has beeen battling melanoma now for 8years with in the past year he has has a four surgery, Both lower lobes of his lungs and twice fron is abdomin we thought we were done now a lump poped up under his arm and neck he is nto even recovered . God help us he is only 40 with two daughters.