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Archives for November 2010
squamous cell carcinoma
I have been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma and go in for surgery tomorrow to have it removed from my hand. Does anyone know if there may be any connection to Agent Orange? I am an Army combat veteran (Vietnam) and the the jungles where we operated was sprayed heavily with the chemical...
Anyone have problems long after interferon therapy ended?
I ended my interferon therapy in June 08. I still have daily headaches, joint pain, memory problems and several other of the common side effects associated with interferon. Has any one else had prolonged side effects from this therapy? I have seen my pcp but he has not mentioned if he feels like these problems are related…
No support from friends, newly diagnosed
Hi all, I am scheduled for a MOH surgery for basal cell on my lower back in a few weeks. I have researched several cancer sites re skin cancer. Every site recommends hat, sunscreen and protective clothes...no full sun activities from 10-4. My golfing friends say I'm overreacting by not playing golf during 10-4. I am…
Mole with black spot
I've had a fairly large mole on my back for as long as I could remember, I've never really given it a good look until recently however. Over the past year I've spent a great deal of time in bed on the computer, lying on my back, and one day I noticed my mole was "stinging". I checked it out in the mirror and noticed there…