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Hello from a new member

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    Marshipops
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      Hi, just thought I'd pop by and say hello!

      I'm newly registered to the site, but sadly not to melanoma.  First dx in 1996, 1.2 mm melanoma removed from my lower back.  Naively thought that would be the end of it.  10 years later it returned to bite me on my ar*e once again.  Had large steak sized piece of rump removed but no further treatment.  A year later I discovered a lump in my groin, total groin and pelvis dissection followed.  Still no further treatment!  Currently on the observation arm of the Avastin trial and 2.5 years NED.

      Hi, just thought I'd pop by and say hello!

      I'm newly registered to the site, but sadly not to melanoma.  First dx in 1996, 1.2 mm melanoma removed from my lower back.  Naively thought that would be the end of it.  10 years later it returned to bite me on my ar*e once again.  Had large steak sized piece of rump removed but no further treatment.  A year later I discovered a lump in my groin, total groin and pelvis dissection followed.  Still no further treatment!  Currently on the observation arm of the Avastin trial and 2.5 years NED.

      I'm loving the new look of the bulletin board, I never could get my head around how the how one worked, which is why I haven't joined up before.

      Oh, and if you wondering what 3rd world country I live in not to have received any treatments, it's the UK!  Some of you may know me as Marsha from other sites… and this is the first time I've come across a place where my name was already taken!

      Marsha x

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        TAC
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          Welcome! Glad you are here and now one of us (meaning a registered user). Glad you are doing well. Continue to post.

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          TAC
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            Welcome! Glad you are here and now one of us (meaning a registered user). Glad you are doing well. Continue to post.

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            Bonnie Lea
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              Welcome Marsha from UK.   having mel come back with a vengence sucks and is scary at the same time.  Hope to hear more from you, as reading from other countries is so beneficial to us all.

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              Bonnie Lea
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                Welcome Marsha from UK.   having mel come back with a vengence sucks and is scary at the same time.  Hope to hear more from you, as reading from other countries is so beneficial to us all.

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                dian in spokane
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                  Hi Marsha,

                  welcome to the board! I had my melanoma advance 20 yrs after my initial primaries, so I know just how shocking it can be to have it come back with a vengence after thinking you have it beat for good!

                  I'm glad you are doing so well, and hope you continue NED!

                  dian

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                  dian in spokane
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                    Hi Marsha,

                    welcome to the board! I had my melanoma advance 20 yrs after my initial primaries, so I know just how shocking it can be to have it come back with a vengence after thinking you have it beat for good!

                    I'm glad you are doing so well, and hope you continue NED!

                    dian

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