The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Content within the patient forum is user-generated and has not been reviewed by medical professionals. Other sections of the Melanoma Research Foundation website include information that has been reviewed by medical professionals as appropriate. All medical decisions should be made in consultation with your doctor or other qualified medical professional.

Re: My best friend

Forums General Melanoma Community My best friend Re: My best friend

    JoanR
    Participant

      Dear Janis, I have walked in your shoes, and I share your grief and frustratins. The worst has now happened and now is the time for healing and caring for yourself, and down the road the opportunity to help others with their fight with melanoma. My husband died 9 years ago, and like yours had a lesion on his chest, no SNB(they still don't do them routinely in Canada), was told they had it all..and died in 7 months. Treaure the years you had after dx and the wonderful freedom from melanoma when you got the news you didn't even need check-ups.

      I would love to keep in touch with you as you begin your new different life, it is a long process, but if you know you have the support of understanding friends it makes it much easier to bear.

      I will share my email with you if you wish..My best thoughts go out to you…Joan Robinson

    About the MRF Patient Forum

    The MRF Patient Forum is the oldest and largest online community of people affected by melanoma. It is designed to provide peer support and information to caregivers, patients, family and friends. There is no better place to discuss different parts of your journey with this cancer and find the friends and support resources to make that journey more bearable.

    The information on the forum is open and accessible to everyone. To add a new topic or to post a reply, you must be a registered user. Please note that you will be able to post both topics and replies anonymously even though you are logged in. All posts must abide by MRF posting policies.