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Looking for Dr. in NC

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    paleskinisin
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    A melanoma warrior has moved to NC due to husbands military orders.  She is stage IV and in desperate need of a good doctor.  I was hoping to find some recommendations for her.

    Thank you!

    A melanoma warrior has moved to NC due to husbands military orders.  She is stage IV and in desperate need of a good doctor.  I was hoping to find some recommendations for her.

    Thank you!

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      LynnLuc
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      Duke!

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      LynnLuc
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      Duke!

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      Carver
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      I go to UNC at Chapel Hill, NC where they have melanoma specialist. Duke in Durham, NC also has melanoma specialists. Blumenthal Cancer Center in Charlotte, NC has an established melanoma specialist.  Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC has a melanoma program (or did at one point). The stage of the patient and the location in the state may be a factor in where they would want to go and there may be other places, but those are the ones I know of that treat advanced melanoma patients and also have doctors for early stage.

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      Carver
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      I go to UNC at Chapel Hill, NC where they have melanoma specialist. Duke in Durham, NC also has melanoma specialists. Blumenthal Cancer Center in Charlotte, NC has an established melanoma specialist.  Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC has a melanoma program (or did at one point). The stage of the patient and the location in the state may be a factor in where they would want to go and there may be other places, but those are the ones I know of that treat advanced melanoma patients and also have doctors for early stage.

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      lhaley
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      I go to Blumenthal in Charlotte NC. My melanoma specialist is Dr Amin and my surgeon who is an immunologist and unbelievably knowledgeble with melanoma is Dr. White.  My urology oncolgist was trained at MDAnderson.  If you need any other info please e-mail me. 

      What part of NC?  It's a huge state.

      Linda

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      lhaley
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      I go to Blumenthal in Charlotte NC. My melanoma specialist is Dr Amin and my surgeon who is an immunologist and unbelievably knowledgeble with melanoma is Dr. White.  My urology oncolgist was trained at MDAnderson.  If you need any other info please e-mail me. 

      What part of NC?  It's a huge state.

      Linda

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      My father saw Dr. Jen Jen Yeh at UNC.  She was very compassionate and good.  He also saw Dr. Douglas Tyler at Duke for a consultation about Isolated Limb Perfusion/Infusion.  The general thinking around here is that Duke is more aggressive in general about cancer.  Whether this is really true, I am not sure, but it mirrored our experiences.  The great thing about coming here is that no matter which place you choose, the 2 institutions are so close together that you can always get a second opinion from the other one.  And they work together sometimes, because each one has different treatments in which they are specialists. 

      Good luck with your decision.

      ellen – dad's daughter

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      My father saw Dr. Jen Jen Yeh at UNC.  She was very compassionate and good.  He also saw Dr. Douglas Tyler at Duke for a consultation about Isolated Limb Perfusion/Infusion.  The general thinking around here is that Duke is more aggressive in general about cancer.  Whether this is really true, I am not sure, but it mirrored our experiences.  The great thing about coming here is that no matter which place you choose, the 2 institutions are so close together that you can always get a second opinion from the other one.  And they work together sometimes, because each one has different treatments in which they are specialists. 

      Good luck with your decision.

      ellen – dad's daughter

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      paleskinisin
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      Thanks everyone!  She is Goldsboro, about an hr south of Raleigh.  I'll give her these docs/locations. She's willing to travel for a good doc.

      Again, thanks!

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      paleskinisin
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      Thanks everyone!  She is Goldsboro, about an hr south of Raleigh.  I'll give her these docs/locations. She's willing to travel for a good doc.

      Again, thanks!

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      Rick from NC
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      I also live in Goldsboro and would be glad to help her by talking to her and giving some recommendations.  I had Stage IV 19 years ago, and I'm still here.  [email protected]

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      Rick from NC
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      I also live in Goldsboro and would be glad to help her by talking to her and giving some recommendations.  I had Stage IV 19 years ago, and I'm still here.  [email protected]

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