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    caman
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      My primary size was a 4, had it removed, with a unknown SNLB due to failure of the procedure, that was in 5/2018. I followed up with 3 month scans and amazingly enough, this last scan in MAY, I am still negative and no signs of MEL anywhere.

      Two Questions:

      My Dr. said if my SNLB had been successful, the result would of very likely been negative. He said if it was positive, my lymph node would of inflamed by now. Does anyone here agree with that logic?.. How significant is a Negative SNLB? Do statistic turn into my favor?

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        Lucygoose
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          If your melanoma did not go to the lymph nodes, as your scans indicate, it did not metastasize. So if you had clear margins there is a good chance they got it all. You still need to follow up per your docs recommendations but no spread is good news.
          Best of luck to you
            caman
            Participant
              Thank you Lucy.
              caman
              Participant
                Thank you Lucy.
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