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Archives for October 2007
Radiation for melanoma in brain
My husband (60 yr) noticed a lump in his left groin back in July. He has been through surgery to remove the original lump (malignant melanoma) and again in September to remove all remaining lymph nodes in the groin area. No point of origin was ever found for the melanoma. He had CTs, PET scans and a brain MRI. Everything…
Just Posted--squamous cell cancer--Just diagnosed!!!!
Under lawsondp61---know it is early for a reply but getting desperate for some kind of support or maybe some answers to my questions. I do not understand why the Dr. did not give me more information. Punched two holes in my face and scheduled surgery. Is that normal? Thanks for anybody's time.
squamous skin cancer
Just diagnosed with squamous cell skin cancer. Need to have it cut out. Had two more biopsyed. Doctor has not even called to tell me if they are cancer. Scared to death. No one to talk to that knows about it. It is on my face. Have to wait two weeks for surgery. Is that soon enough? Trying to stay positive and then I hear…
I was diagnosed in July, 2007 with melanoma that was found in a cyst in my armpit.Since then I have had a Ct scan, PET scan, MRI of the brain, and this past September had 13 lymph nodes removed. Everything has been negative so far and I got very depressed wondering why I am I going through all of this. My oncologist says I…
My daughter is still in the staging part for her metastatic melanoma. Probably late stage 3 or at least that is what we are hoping. Anyway, has anyone had experience with interferon? They are talking about 4 weeks of intravenous 5days on/2 days off. Then self injections 3 times a week. This is only preliminary idea for…
I have had cancer 3 times and now I have skin cancer and I refuse to be cut on or anymore treatments , everyone says I'am being really not fair cause I'am giving up, I would like to know what you all think. I'am a grandmother also.