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Forums Mucosal Melanoma Community Thank you all

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    RGal
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      I have been checking Melanoma.org just about every day for the past 16 mts now.  This board and all who visit have been such a source of comfort and information during one of the most difficult times of my life.  Sadly, my father passed away last week.  He was at peace with it all so my family and I were as well, or try to be depending on the moement.  I would like to thank each and every one of you for your wisdom, strength, and encouragement.  

      My father was unfortunately diagnosed late, (hemorrhoid??) with mucosal melanoma so I knew the odds were against him however, I knew we gave it the best fight, in part, because of all of the vital, up to date information found on this blog.  Honestly, this was really the one place I knew I could find the most recent information, statistics and personal stories.  So much of what is found online is years old with grim statistics.  There is basically no information on mucosal melanoma to make it worse. 

      I wish you all luck in fighting this horrendous disease and promise to do all I can to raise money and help to fight in honor of my father and all of you.

      Best of luck

      Lorraine Palumbo

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        _Paul_
        Participant

          Oh Lorraine,

          I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. I wish there were some words I could say but there just aren't. You and your family are in my prayers.

          – Paul.

            AnitaLoree
            Participant

              Lorraine:  I am sorry to hear your Dad did not win this round but what a fight his family team put up.  You were all in the ring together and did your best against a tough opponent.  Yes, this Board is a treasure and MRF a valuable resource.  The postings of folks here have helped my husband, determined fighter that he is, appreciate the scope of problems others are facing and put his own in perspective as certainly copable.  The tenacity and courage of so many here inspire him. Finding a melanoma board was the best advice I've ever gotten to help us do battle with mel.  Our sympathy to you and your family as celebrate your Dad's life.  A.L.

              tschmith
              Participant

                Hi Lorraine…I'm so sorry for your loss. It's such a difficult time but I'm glad he had such a loving and supporting family.  

                Also, thank you for your continued support for those of us as we continue to battle and hopefully conquer this scary cancer as well as all cancers!

                One of my friend's mottos is "No One Fights Alone".

                Blessings to you and your family.

                Terrie

                tschmith
                Participant

                  Hi Lorraine…I'm so sorry for your loss. It's such a difficult time but I'm glad he had such a loving and supporting family.  

                  Also, thank you for your continued support for those of us as we continue to battle and hopefully conquer this scary cancer as well as all cancers!

                  One of my friend's mottos is "No One Fights Alone".

                  Blessings to you and your family.

                  Terrie

                  tschmith
                  Participant

                    Hi Lorraine…I'm so sorry for your loss. It's such a difficult time but I'm glad he had such a loving and supporting family.  

                    Also, thank you for your continued support for those of us as we continue to battle and hopefully conquer this scary cancer as well as all cancers!

                    One of my friend's mottos is "No One Fights Alone".

                    Blessings to you and your family.

                    Terrie

                    tschmith
                    Participant

                      Hi Lorraine…I'm so sorry for your loss. It's such a difficult time but I'm glad he had such a loving and supporting family.  

                      Also, thank you for your continued support for those of us as we continue to battle and hopefully conquer this scary cancer as well as all cancers!

                      One of my friend's mottos is "No One Fights Alone".

                      Blessings to you and your family.

                      Terrie

                      tschmith
                      Participant

                        Hi Lorraine…I'm so sorry for your loss. It's such a difficult time but I'm glad he had such a loving and supporting family.  

                        Also, thank you for your continued support for those of us as we continue to battle and hopefully conquer this scary cancer as well as all cancers!

                        One of my friend's mottos is "No One Fights Alone".

                        Blessings to you and your family.

                        Terrie

                        tschmith
                        Participant

                          Hi Lorraine…I'm so sorry for your loss. It's such a difficult time but I'm glad he had such a loving and supporting family.  

                          Also, thank you for your continued support for those of us as we continue to battle and hopefully conquer this scary cancer as well as all cancers!

                          One of my friend's mottos is "No One Fights Alone".

                          Blessings to you and your family.

                          Terrie

                          AnitaLoree
                          Participant

                            Lorraine:  I am sorry to hear your Dad did not win this round but what a fight his family team put up.  You were all in the ring together and did your best against a tough opponent.  Yes, this Board is a treasure and MRF a valuable resource.  The postings of folks here have helped my husband, determined fighter that he is, appreciate the scope of problems others are facing and put his own in perspective as certainly copable.  The tenacity and courage of so many here inspire him. Finding a melanoma board was the best advice I've ever gotten to help us do battle with mel.  Our sympathy to you and your family as celebrate your Dad's life.  A.L.

                            AnitaLoree
                            Participant

                              Lorraine:  I am sorry to hear your Dad did not win this round but what a fight his family team put up.  You were all in the ring together and did your best against a tough opponent.  Yes, this Board is a treasure and MRF a valuable resource.  The postings of folks here have helped my husband, determined fighter that he is, appreciate the scope of problems others are facing and put his own in perspective as certainly copable.  The tenacity and courage of so many here inspire him. Finding a melanoma board was the best advice I've ever gotten to help us do battle with mel.  Our sympathy to you and your family as celebrate your Dad's life.  A.L.

                            _Paul_
                            Participant

                              Oh Lorraine,

                              I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. I wish there were some words I could say but there just aren't. You and your family are in my prayers.

                              – Paul.

                              _Paul_
                              Participant

                                Oh Lorraine,

                                I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. I wish there were some words I could say but there just aren't. You and your family are in my prayers.

                                – Paul.

                                jbronicki
                                Participant

                                  So sorry to hear this, my thoughts are with you all.  You are a wonderful daughter to your dad.

                                  Best,

                                  Jackie

                                  jbronicki
                                  Participant

                                    So sorry to hear this, my thoughts are with you all.  You are a wonderful daughter to your dad.

                                    Best,

                                    Jackie

                                    jbronicki
                                    Participant

                                      So sorry to hear this, my thoughts are with you all.  You are a wonderful daughter to your dad.

                                      Best,

                                      Jackie

                                      Bubbles
                                      Participant

                                        So sorry, Lorraine. Wishing sweet memories and peace for you and yours. C

                                        Bubbles
                                        Participant

                                          So sorry, Lorraine. Wishing sweet memories and peace for you and yours. C

                                          Bubbles
                                          Participant

                                            So sorry, Lorraine. Wishing sweet memories and peace for you and yours. C

                                            dentholla
                                            Participant

                                              Lorraine, I am very sorry for your loss.  I wish you peace in your continued journey without him. 

                                              dentholla
                                              Participant

                                                Lorraine, I am very sorry for your loss.  I wish you peace in your continued journey without him. 

                                                dentholla
                                                Participant

                                                  Lorraine, I am very sorry for your loss.  I wish you peace in your continued journey without him. 

                                                  CHD
                                                  Participant

                                                    Lorraine,

                                                    I too have the mucosal form of melanoma.  I am so sorry for your loss. What you said about mucosal melanoma is so true, and I agree the forum is such a wonderful support for all of us.  We need more warriors like you, and you sound like a wonderful daughter.  Blessings.

                                                    Cheri

                                                    CHD
                                                    Participant

                                                      Lorraine,

                                                      I too have the mucosal form of melanoma.  I am so sorry for your loss. What you said about mucosal melanoma is so true, and I agree the forum is such a wonderful support for all of us.  We need more warriors like you, and you sound like a wonderful daughter.  Blessings.

                                                      Cheri

                                                      CHD
                                                      Participant

                                                        Lorraine,

                                                        I too have the mucosal form of melanoma.  I am so sorry for your loss. What you said about mucosal melanoma is so true, and I agree the forum is such a wonderful support for all of us.  We need more warriors like you, and you sound like a wonderful daughter.  Blessings.

                                                        Cheri

                                                        arthurjedi007
                                                        Participant

                                                          So sad. Stupid awful disease.

                                                          Artie

                                                          arthurjedi007
                                                          Participant

                                                            So sad. Stupid awful disease.

                                                            Artie

                                                            arthurjedi007
                                                            Participant

                                                              So sad. Stupid awful disease.

                                                              Artie

                                                              Mom2Addy
                                                              Participant

                                                                I'm so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. My prayers are with you and your family. 

                                                                Mom2Addy
                                                                Participant

                                                                  I'm so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. My prayers are with you and your family. 

                                                                  Mom2Addy
                                                                  Participant

                                                                    I'm so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. My prayers are with you and your family. 

                                                                    stars
                                                                    Participant

                                                                      Lorraine, your father is lucky to have such a loving daughter. What a shame that diagnosis was so late. Rest in peace.

                                                                      stars
                                                                      Participant

                                                                        Lorraine, your father is lucky to have such a loving daughter. What a shame that diagnosis was so late. Rest in peace.

                                                                        stars
                                                                        Participant

                                                                          Lorraine, your father is lucky to have such a loving daughter. What a shame that diagnosis was so late. Rest in peace.

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