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Scalp melanoma recurrence

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      Hi friends!

      I originally posted on this site when I was 28 and first diagnosed with primary scalp melanoma (8 years ago). Scalp melanoma’s are tricky and I learned that my current situation was to be expected within this timeframe. This is my second recurrence of scalp melanoma near the site of my original tumor. I haven’t had any spread to my lymph nodes. This website was such a fantastic resource for me at the time when I was trying to process everything. It’s come back, but I feel so ready and prepared to tackle this. I am thankful for this community and teaching me what to look out for so that I could catch this change as soon as possible, which is exactly what happened. Thank you all for your stories. It has made me stronger and feeling not so alone.


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          Hi Teej

          Sorry you are dealing with this again. Hopefully, you will not need this – but since the FDA approval of some immunotherapy and targeted treatments for melanoma in 2011, we have learned a good deal and other treatments have been discovered – so if you are interested, here is a primer of melanoma treatment I first put together in 2017 and updated recently – Primer for Current Melanoma Treatments – New and Improved Version 2022!!!!

          I wish you my best. Celeste

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