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I just got home from four biopsies. One a dead ringer as a previous Insitu, two from new pigment in previous WLE's,and one on my neck. I'm starting with the left side of my body first,then we're going to do more around the entire body about four biopsies at a time, give or take, according to outcomes of the previous results. I'm having a bit of hard time determining changes at the rate of new lesions. My current oncologist won't play with me until he sees signs of mets….at least to the level he's looking at. No one has attempted to rule out mets to the epidermis, and when we get to the right side of my body, I've got lesions that are actually leaving scar lines as they move through my skin. One has moved more than one inch. I've never seen anything like it, nor had my surgeon. He's going to play. It's going to be a summer of cutting, thank goodness.
I've got genetic testing coming up, and consult with new oncologist within a couple months. I should have plenty more ammo by then. It takes some doing working this thing.
Thanks as always to everyone here. Every story is important. To be continued….
Glad you've got a plan. Sorry you have to deal with it all, but I know you can! Hang tough!! C
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