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FAMMM Update + Gum Disease P16/P53

Forums General Melanoma Community FAMMM Update + Gum Disease P16/P53

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      I’m approaching my second decade of vigilance and being over 40 now they’ve said I should get regular abdominal CT’s for Pancreatic screening, which I had today. I came up CDKN2A+ with MCR1 and my deepest primary was 6mm nodular with no met or upstaging (somehow). No secondaries yet but over 3 primaries.

      Anyways it feels like knowledge continues to advance. I was just reading about proteins and that it’s possible for gum disease to impact on cancer risk. I thought it might be worth sharing the lived experience of being dx’d FAMMM and having gum disease.

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