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Sentinel Node Biopsy Results…Negative

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    2atlascedars
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    Great news…my SNB results were negative (4 lymph nodes…all NED).

    I still have to following up with my doctor for the formal staging decision, but I believe this puts me at Stage IIA…which was my greatest hope ever since my initial diagnosis on October 26th.

    Great news…my SNB results were negative (4 lymph nodes…all NED).

    I still have to following up with my doctor for the formal staging decision, but I believe this puts me at Stage IIA…which was my greatest hope ever since my initial diagnosis on October 26th.

    From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank everyone in the MRF Community that stepped in with their advice, support, encouragement, and prayers. I don't know how I could have gotten through this last month without every single one of you. I know I am not out of the woods yet, and I still need to have my heel reconstructive survery (delayed until 12/3), but this is as good a fighting start as I could have possibly hoped for…givien my initial ominous diagnosis ( Breslow's Depth 3.7mm, Clark's Level IV).

    To everyone battling this beast…I wish for each and every one of you that you may awaken every morning with the strength and perseverence to give this fight your very best, and that you may find comfort and compassion when you need it most.

    God bless,
    Mark (Stage IIA) from California

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      ChristineL
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      Mark,

      That is the best news!  I'm so glad to hear that all is clear.  Now go live your life like you mean it, and use this as your strength as you move forward.  Best wishes for your reconstruction.  May it go as well as this did!

      ChristineL

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      ChristineL
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      Mark,

      That is the best news!  I'm so glad to hear that all is clear.  Now go live your life like you mean it, and use this as your strength as you move forward.  Best wishes for your reconstruction.  May it go as well as this did!

      ChristineL

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      dian in spokane
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      hey that's fantastic news! congratulations!

       

      dian

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      dian in spokane
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      hey that's fantastic news! congratulations!

       

      dian

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      lhaley
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      Love the great news!!!  Now go out and live every moment!  Be vigilent and learn your body. In 10 years or more remember to post to let everyone know your STILL NED!

      Linda

      Stage IV 2006  NED 2 months

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      lhaley
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      Love the great news!!!  Now go out and live every moment!  Be vigilent and learn your body. In 10 years or more remember to post to let everyone know your STILL NED!

      Linda

      Stage IV 2006  NED 2 months

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        Becky
        Participant

        Yay!! Really happy to hear this, Mark! Hoping your foot heals quickly

        Becky

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        Becky
        Participant

        Yay!! Really happy to hear this, Mark! Hoping your foot heals quickly

        Becky

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      Dynasysman
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      Mark —

      What wonderful news! My heart soars for you.

      Live strong and with passion.

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      Dynasysman
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      Mark —

      What wonderful news! My heart soars for you.

      Live strong and with passion.

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        Melanoma Mom
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        Let's do the happy dance for Mark! Congrats!

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        Melanoma Mom
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        Let's do the happy dance for Mark! Congrats!

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