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    sjl
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      Thanks to all who have helped me over the past 13 months with my husband's melanoma.  It is with deep sorrow that I report that he passed away last Friday.  He fought a very brave fight, never compained, never gave up and had hope until the end.  His was a particularly aggressive form and there was no stopping the beast.  but through this board I became educated, learned about the different types of treatments and variations of melanoma and was able to discuss his situation with all of his medical team.  I was always amazed at the help and support I got here and

      Thanks to all who have helped me over the past 13 months with my husband's melanoma.  It is with deep sorrow that I report that he passed away last Friday.  He fought a very brave fight, never compained, never gave up and had hope until the end.  His was a particularly aggressive form and there was no stopping the beast.  but through this board I became educated, learned about the different types of treatments and variations of melanoma and was able to discuss his situation with all of his medical team.  I was always amazed at the help and support I got here and by the courage of those of you who are fighting this thing.  My heart aches but I am wishing all of you the best.  With the new treatments coming out and the ongoing research it is my sincere hoope that this beast will be beaten down.

      Susan, wife of Jim

       

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        JerryfromFauq
        Participant

          Very sorry to have to hear this ending. Appreciated his fighting spirit.  At least no more earthly pain for him, just for the susrvivors now.  Think of the joyous time as much as possible.

          JerryfromFauq
          Participant

            Very sorry to have to hear this ending. Appreciated his fighting spirit.  At least no more earthly pain for him, just for the susrvivors now.  Think of the joyous time as much as possible.

            JerryfromFauq
            Participant

              Very sorry to have to hear this ending. Appreciated his fighting spirit.  At least no more earthly pain for him, just for the susrvivors now.  Think of the joyous time as much as possible.

              POW
              Participant

                Oh, Susan, I am so sorry for your loss! I understand how frustrating it is when someone has a melanoma that is so aggressive that there just isn't time for immune based therapies to work. Frustrating and heartbreaking. I think that you and Jim did extremely well by fighting it for as long as you did. Give yourself a lot of credit for that. Thank you for sharing your journey with us. You are both in my prayers.

                POW
                Participant

                  Oh, Susan, I am so sorry for your loss! I understand how frustrating it is when someone has a melanoma that is so aggressive that there just isn't time for immune based therapies to work. Frustrating and heartbreaking. I think that you and Jim did extremely well by fighting it for as long as you did. Give yourself a lot of credit for that. Thank you for sharing your journey with us. You are both in my prayers.

                  POW
                  Participant

                    Oh, Susan, I am so sorry for your loss! I understand how frustrating it is when someone has a melanoma that is so aggressive that there just isn't time for immune based therapies to work. Frustrating and heartbreaking. I think that you and Jim did extremely well by fighting it for as long as you did. Give yourself a lot of credit for that. Thank you for sharing your journey with us. You are both in my prayers.

                    hbecker
                    Participant

                      Susan, so sorry to hear your news. Thinking of you.

                      ~Hazel

                      hbecker
                      Participant

                        Susan, so sorry to hear your news. Thinking of you.

                        ~Hazel

                        hbecker
                        Participant

                          Susan, so sorry to hear your news. Thinking of you.

                          ~Hazel

                          awillett1991
                          Participant
                            Susan – I am very sorry for your loss. Amy
                            awillett1991
                            Participant
                              Susan – I am very sorry for your loss. Amy
                              awillett1991
                              Participant
                                Susan – I am very sorry for your loss. Amy
                                Phil S
                                Participant
                                  Susan, So sorry about your loss, your husband sounds like an amazing man! You are also an incredible woman to be thanking us, during this time after Jim’s passing. God bless, hope your memories provide comfort. Take care, Valerie (Phil’s wife)
                                  Phil S
                                  Participant
                                    Susan, So sorry about your loss, your husband sounds like an amazing man! You are also an incredible woman to be thanking us, during this time after Jim’s passing. God bless, hope your memories provide comfort. Take care, Valerie (Phil’s wife)
                                    Phil S
                                    Participant
                                      Susan, So sorry about your loss, your husband sounds like an amazing man! You are also an incredible woman to be thanking us, during this time after Jim’s passing. God bless, hope your memories provide comfort. Take care, Valerie (Phil’s wife)
                                      Mickey n Jo
                                      Participant

                                        Oh Susan, so very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you. Both you and your husband are in my prayers.

                                                                                                                                         Jo

                                        Mickey n Jo
                                        Participant

                                          Oh Susan, so very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you. Both you and your husband are in my prayers.

                                                                                                                                           Jo

                                          Mickey n Jo
                                          Participant

                                            Oh Susan, so very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you. Both you and your husband are in my prayers.

                                                                                                                                             Jo

                                            Owl
                                            Participant

                                              Dear Susan, I am so sorry, my thaught are with you in this difficult times. You seem to be an extraordinary person as well as your husband was. Jenny

                                              Owl
                                              Participant

                                                Dear Susan, I am so sorry, my thaught are with you in this difficult times. You seem to be an extraordinary person as well as your husband was. Jenny

                                                Owl
                                                Participant

                                                  Dear Susan, I am so sorry, my thaught are with you in this difficult times. You seem to be an extraordinary person as well as your husband was. Jenny

                                                  aldakota22
                                                  Participant

                                                    Very sorry to hear of the loss of Jim. Prayers go out for all of his family.May he always be in your heart  & thoughts.Beat the Beast.     Al

                                                    aldakota22
                                                    Participant

                                                      Very sorry to hear of the loss of Jim. Prayers go out for all of his family.May he always be in your heart  & thoughts.Beat the Beast.     Al

                                                      aldakota22
                                                      Participant

                                                        Very sorry to hear of the loss of Jim. Prayers go out for all of his family.May he always be in your heart  & thoughts.Beat the Beast.     Al

                                                        Swanee
                                                        Participant

                                                          Susan, so sorry to hear this news.  May the love and memories you shared with your husband Jim, comfort you in the days ahead.  Sending thoughts of peace and comfort to you!  Swanee   

                                                          Swanee
                                                          Participant

                                                            Susan, so sorry to hear this news.  May the love and memories you shared with your husband Jim, comfort you in the days ahead.  Sending thoughts of peace and comfort to you!  Swanee   

                                                            Swanee
                                                            Participant

                                                              Susan, so sorry to hear this news.  May the love and memories you shared with your husband Jim, comfort you in the days ahead.  Sending thoughts of peace and comfort to you!  Swanee   

                                                              pd1gal
                                                              Participant

                                                                Courtney,

                                                                Sending my heartfelt condolonces. I'm sure he loved you very much and is now in a better place looking after you now.

                                                                pd1gal

                                                                pd1gal
                                                                Participant

                                                                  Courtney,

                                                                  Sending my heartfelt condolonces. I'm sure he loved you very much and is now in a better place looking after you now.

                                                                  pd1gal

                                                                  pd1gal
                                                                  Participant

                                                                    Courtney,

                                                                    Sending my heartfelt condolonces. I'm sure he loved you very much and is now in a better place looking after you now.

                                                                    pd1gal

                                                                    jaketheflake
                                                                    Participant

                                                                      susan, i am extremely sorry for your loss, this melanoma is definitely a beast, my husband has metastic melanoma,it has been growing like wildfire,i don't think people truely understand wat melanoma is and wat it can do to u!!!!! my deepest sympathy to u and your family!!!!

                                                                      jaketheflake
                                                                      Participant

                                                                        susan, i am extremely sorry for your loss, this melanoma is definitely a beast, my husband has metastic melanoma,it has been growing like wildfire,i don't think people truely understand wat melanoma is and wat it can do to u!!!!! my deepest sympathy to u and your family!!!!

                                                                        jaketheflake
                                                                        Participant

                                                                          susan, i am extremely sorry for your loss, this melanoma is definitely a beast, my husband has metastic melanoma,it has been growing like wildfire,i don't think people truely understand wat melanoma is and wat it can do to u!!!!! my deepest sympathy to u and your family!!!!

                                                                          lrkg1234
                                                                          Participant

                                                                            Susan,

                                                                            I'm very sorry for your loss. I have no idea what you are going through, but am terrified of experiencing it myself.  My husband is stage IV mucosal and progressing.  We are hanging in there for an anti PD-1 trial.  If you ever want to talk, please PM message me and I'll give you my e-mail address.  I'm sure that I'll need someone to talk to soon as well.  We have this horrible disease and it's suffering in common.  You will be in my thoughts and prayers.  I wish you peace and comfort in this most difficult time. 

                                                                            Lisa

                                                                            lrkg1234
                                                                            Participant

                                                                              Susan,

                                                                              I'm very sorry for your loss. I have no idea what you are going through, but am terrified of experiencing it myself.  My husband is stage IV mucosal and progressing.  We are hanging in there for an anti PD-1 trial.  If you ever want to talk, please PM message me and I'll give you my e-mail address.  I'm sure that I'll need someone to talk to soon as well.  We have this horrible disease and it's suffering in common.  You will be in my thoughts and prayers.  I wish you peace and comfort in this most difficult time. 

                                                                              Lisa

                                                                              lrkg1234
                                                                              Participant

                                                                                Susan,

                                                                                I'm very sorry for your loss. I have no idea what you are going through, but am terrified of experiencing it myself.  My husband is stage IV mucosal and progressing.  We are hanging in there for an anti PD-1 trial.  If you ever want to talk, please PM message me and I'll give you my e-mail address.  I'm sure that I'll need someone to talk to soon as well.  We have this horrible disease and it's suffering in common.  You will be in my thoughts and prayers.  I wish you peace and comfort in this most difficult time. 

                                                                                Lisa

                                                                                deardad
                                                                                Participant

                                                                                  My condolences Susan…Jim sounds like my dad……fought bravely till the end, never complained. What gracious human beings they are. No more pain for him, but perhaps a difficult road for you. You will find light at the end of this grief, my mum after 1 year has managed to go forward…still with a sad heart, but with acceptance.

                                                                                  Love to you,

                                                                                  Nahmi from Melbourne

                                                                                  deardad
                                                                                  Participant

                                                                                    My condolences Susan…Jim sounds like my dad……fought bravely till the end, never complained. What gracious human beings they are. No more pain for him, but perhaps a difficult road for you. You will find light at the end of this grief, my mum after 1 year has managed to go forward…still with a sad heart, but with acceptance.

                                                                                    Love to you,

                                                                                    Nahmi from Melbourne

                                                                                    deardad
                                                                                    Participant

                                                                                      My condolences Susan…Jim sounds like my dad……fought bravely till the end, never complained. What gracious human beings they are. No more pain for him, but perhaps a difficult road for you. You will find light at the end of this grief, my mum after 1 year has managed to go forward…still with a sad heart, but with acceptance.

                                                                                      Love to you,

                                                                                      Nahmi from Melbourne

                                                                                      NYKaren
                                                                                      Participant

                                                                                        Dear Susan,

                                                                                        I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts.

                                                                                        Karen

                                                                                        NYKaren
                                                                                        Participant

                                                                                          Dear Susan,

                                                                                          I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts.

                                                                                          Karen

                                                                                          NYKaren
                                                                                          Participant

                                                                                            Dear Susan,

                                                                                            I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts.

                                                                                            Karen

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