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.

Heart Disease & Melanoma

Forums General Melanoma Community Heart Disease & Melanoma

  • Post
    Nebr78
    Participant

    If you have Melanoma and want to treat it, you better not have Heart Disease.  Tried  to get into a Clinical Trial, no luck.  Dr. says he can't treat it with anything strong that may stop growth because of the bad heart.  And it is bad so no arguement there.  I will not have any more Dr. appt. or CT Scans so that is that. Maybe I can find some un-orthodox treatment that will help. This will be my last post.

    If you have Melanoma and want to treat it, you better not have Heart Disease.  Tried  to get into a Clinical Trial, no luck.  Dr. says he can't treat it with anything strong that may stop growth because of the bad heart.  And it is bad so no arguement there.  I will not have any more Dr. appt. or CT Scans so that is that. Maybe I can find some un-orthodox treatment that will help. This will be my last post.

    Loading spinner
Viewing 3 reply threads
  • Replies
      jag
      Participant

      Very sorry to hear that your heart disease is causing you difficulty.  Which clinical trial were you trying to get into?

      Loading spinner
      jag
      Participant

      Very sorry to hear that your heart disease is causing you difficulty.  Which clinical trial were you trying to get into?

      Loading spinner
      washoegal
      Participant

      That is a common problem I have heard from a lot of prople trying to join clinical trials.  I wish this wouldn't be your last post, you still may find helpful suggestions and support here.

       

      Mary

      Stage 3

      Loading spinner
      washoegal
      Participant

      That is a common problem I have heard from a lot of prople trying to join clinical trials.  I wish this wouldn't be your last post, you still may find helpful suggestions and support here.

       

      Mary

      Stage 3

      Loading spinner
Viewing 3 reply threads
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.
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.