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My dad has left us….

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    I just wanted to share that after a year of battling melanoma my dad has gone to be with the Lord.  Things went down hill quickly after not responding to IL-2, and braf and then b-raf for brain mets. We were hoping to give ipi a try but there just wasn't time. He fought to the very end and so badly wanted to beat this horrible disease.  His father and sister also battled melanoma and passed away.  

     

    I just wanted to share that after a year of battling melanoma my dad has gone to be with the Lord.  Things went down hill quickly after not responding to IL-2, and braf and then b-raf for brain mets. We were hoping to give ipi a try but there just wasn't time. He fought to the very end and so badly wanted to beat this horrible disease.  His father and sister also battled melanoma and passed away.  

    I wanted to say thank you for this forum and the knowledge and information you all share.  I admire all those that are fighting melanoma and hope and pray that a cure can be found.  Continue to fight and never lose hope.

    My dad will be missed tremendously by many but we know that melanoma know longer has a hold of him.  

    Here is my blog where I pay a little tribute to him if you're interested:

    http://wwwourunexpectedjourney.blogspot.com/2011/05/forever-in-our-hearts.html

    Thanks again for all you do and stay strong!!!

     

    Adrienne

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