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    cld
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      I had surgery in December and it's returned already!  Sigh!  I need Al to tell me to beat the beast!

      I had surgery in December and it's returned already!  Sigh!  I need Al to tell me to beat the beast!

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        aldakota22
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          Sorry you got bad news.Most of us in our fight do get bad news at sometime in our  battle.Do not get to down.Just another roadblock to navigate.With good doctors,a PMA, prayers and the tenacity of a pitbull you will Beat the Beast.In my prayers.  Al

          aldakota22
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            Sorry you got bad news.Most of us in our fight do get bad news at sometime in our  battle.Do not get to down.Just another roadblock to navigate.With good doctors,a PMA, prayers and the tenacity of a pitbull you will Beat the Beast.In my prayers.  Al

              cld
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                I got the pit bull thing down!  But thanks Al.  I see you respond to so many posts…and you always make me smile!  You rock!  ๐Ÿ™‚

                cld
                Participant

                  I got the pit bull thing down!  But thanks Al.  I see you respond to so many posts…and you always make me smile!  You rock!  ๐Ÿ™‚

                  cld
                  Participant

                    I got the pit bull thing down!  But thanks Al.  I see you respond to so many posts…and you always make me smile!  You rock!  ๐Ÿ™‚

                  aldakota22
                  Participant

                    Sorry you got bad news.Most of us in our fight do get bad news at sometime in our  battle.Do not get to down.Just another roadblock to navigate.With good doctors,a PMA, prayers and the tenacity of a pitbull you will Beat the Beast.In my prayers.  Al

                    jcmp
                    Participant

                      If you live in Chesapeake, VA, get to UVA.

                      All the best and do not give up!

                      jcmp
                      Participant

                        If you live in Chesapeake, VA, get to UVA.

                        All the best and do not give up!

                          cld
                          Participant

                            Been there.  They wont take me in clinical trials because I have MS…..

                            cld
                            Participant

                              Been there.  They wont take me in clinical trials because I have MS…..

                              cld
                              Participant

                                Been there.  They wont take me in clinical trials because I have MS…..

                              jcmp
                              Participant

                                If you live in Chesapeake, VA, get to UVA.

                                All the best and do not give up!

                                Tina D
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                                  I am sorry for this disappointing news for you. Where is the recurrence? Have your Drs suggested a plan of action or options at this point? Is your Doc a melanoma specialist? Remember to take these things one day and one step at a time. Many here have been in that place of getting the unwanted and unwelcomed news of a recurrence, but these days there are oft times some options available.

                                  Tina

                                  Tina D
                                  Participant

                                    I am sorry for this disappointing news for you. Where is the recurrence? Have your Drs suggested a plan of action or options at this point? Is your Doc a melanoma specialist? Remember to take these things one day and one step at a time. Many here have been in that place of getting the unwanted and unwelcomed news of a recurrence, but these days there are oft times some options available.

                                    Tina

                                      cld
                                      Participant

                                        It has returned under my arm and beside my belly button.  Wierd, that one presented as a bruise!?  Making an appt for Sloan Kettering, radiation and most likely ippi.

                                        cld
                                        Participant

                                          It has returned under my arm and beside my belly button.  Wierd, that one presented as a bruise!?  Making an appt for Sloan Kettering, radiation and most likely ippi.

                                          Tina D
                                          Participant

                                            I know it is all so much to take in right now. Glad you are getting an appt at Sloan. Many on here have had great results with radiation/ipi. I have also heard people saying that a recurrence appeared as a purplish area, too — SO glad you had it checked, though!! I hope you are able to get an appointment quickly to help minimize anxious waiting time. Keep us posted…

                                            Tina

                                            Tina D
                                            Participant

                                              I know it is all so much to take in right now. Glad you are getting an appt at Sloan. Many on here have had great results with radiation/ipi. I have also heard people saying that a recurrence appeared as a purplish area, too — SO glad you had it checked, though!! I hope you are able to get an appointment quickly to help minimize anxious waiting time. Keep us posted…

                                              Tina

                                              cld
                                              Participant

                                                Thanks for the encouragement…isn't it funny how a note from a stranger can help so much.  Shared experiences mean alot, don't they?

                                                cld
                                                Participant

                                                  Thanks for the encouragement…isn't it funny how a note from a stranger can help so much.  Shared experiences mean alot, don't they?

                                                  Tina D
                                                  Participant

                                                    Yes, they really do bond us all together in a uniue way. This board has been a blessing and help to me, and it always helps to not feel alone in the struggle…

                                                    Tina

                                                    Tina D
                                                    Participant

                                                      Yes, they really do bond us all together in a uniue way. This board has been a blessing and help to me, and it always helps to not feel alone in the struggle…

                                                      Tina

                                                      Tina D
                                                      Participant

                                                        Yes, they really do bond us all together in a uniue way. This board has been a blessing and help to me, and it always helps to not feel alone in the struggle…

                                                        Tina

                                                        cld
                                                        Participant

                                                          Thanks for the encouragement…isn't it funny how a note from a stranger can help so much.  Shared experiences mean alot, don't they?

                                                          Tina D
                                                          Participant

                                                            I know it is all so much to take in right now. Glad you are getting an appt at Sloan. Many on here have had great results with radiation/ipi. I have also heard people saying that a recurrence appeared as a purplish area, too — SO glad you had it checked, though!! I hope you are able to get an appointment quickly to help minimize anxious waiting time. Keep us posted…

                                                            Tina

                                                            cld
                                                            Participant

                                                              It has returned under my arm and beside my belly button.  Wierd, that one presented as a bruise!?  Making an appt for Sloan Kettering, radiation and most likely ippi.

                                                            Tina D
                                                            Participant

                                                              I am sorry for this disappointing news for you. Where is the recurrence? Have your Drs suggested a plan of action or options at this point? Is your Doc a melanoma specialist? Remember to take these things one day and one step at a time. Many here have been in that place of getting the unwanted and unwelcomed news of a recurrence, but these days there are oft times some options available.

                                                              Tina

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