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Recurrence after 8 years – treatment options?

Forums Cutaneous Melanoma Community Recurrence after 8 years – treatment options?

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    Arlene
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      <p style=”text-align: left;”>Treatment options ? I was 3c before now wait for Braf Test and staging and next biopsy.</p>
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        Bubbles
        Participant
          Hey Arlene,

          So very sorry that you are dealing with melanoma again.  I can identify with what you are going through – having been Stage 3b in 2003 but recurring and advancing to Stage IV with brain and lung mets in 2010.  Melanoma sucks great big green stinky wizard balls, doesn’t it?????  Still, after SRS, surgery and a phase 1 trial of nivolumab (Opdivo) I remain alive and kicking and NED for melanoma today!  Much has changed in melanoma treatment over the past ten years.  Here is a post I created about current treatment options (yes, sadly it remains up-to-date) that you may find helpful:  https://chaoticallypreciselifeloveandmelanoma.blogspot.com/2017/08/melanoma-intel-primer-for-current.html

          Ask more questions as you have the need.  This forum is filled with smart caring peeps who will be here for you with support and answers.  I wish you my best.  Celeste

          Christinad
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            Arlene, sorry you are dealing with this again! Try to stay positive and strong. You got this!
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