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    mom3girlsFL
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      Hi Everyone,

      I have been an on/off "browser" since my initial diagnosis in 92 and find myself needing a support system.  A brief history:

      1992 mole removed from shin, clark III/iV, breslow .9mm, wide excision performed

      2010 enlarged groin node, PET confirmed

      3/10 groin node dissection, 4/5 nodes melanoma

      4/10 port installed, begin high dose interferon

      5/10-8/10 hd int complete, self inj started – on and off treatment due to low wbc

      9/10 PET new node, obturator node lit

      Hi Everyone,

      I have been an on/off "browser" since my initial diagnosis in 92 and find myself needing a support system.  A brief history:

      1992 mole removed from shin, clark III/iV, breslow .9mm, wide excision performed

      2010 enlarged groin node, PET confirmed

      3/10 groin node dissection, 4/5 nodes melanoma

      4/10 port installed, begin high dose interferon

      5/10-8/10 hd int complete, self inj started – on and off treatment due to low wbc

      9/10 PET new node, obturator node lit

      9/10 obturator node/radical lymph node dissection, 9/11 nodes melanoma

      Failed interferon.  No trials take me due to auto immune disease

      11/10 NED!!!  PET clear!!!

      11/10- present "watch and wait"

      I feel like the luckiest girl alive after a year of sheer hell!  I am grateful for a place like this to come to.  I hope I can provide others with insight as well as continuing to learn from all of you about different treatments.  I hope to offer support and hope because I will be sure to ask for it myself as my journey continues.  Thanks for listening.

      Laurie

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        JakeinNY
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          Hey Laurie,

          Enjoy that feeling of being the luckiest girl alive because it is well deserved.

          I hope that you have that feeling throughout a very long life.

          Do all that you can for your mind, body, and spirit every day.

          Best wishes.

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          JakeinNY
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            Hey Laurie,

            Enjoy that feeling of being the luckiest girl alive because it is well deserved.

            I hope that you have that feeling throughout a very long life.

            Do all that you can for your mind, body, and spirit every day.

            Best wishes.

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