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I am 34 years old and was diagnosed with melanoma stage 3 in 2016. They told me that my melanoma likely came from tanning beds. After having 17 lymph nodes removed I now have lymphedema in my left breast and left arm. Trying to get that under control and going to doctor for check-ups every 3 months. I’m a very positive and upbeat person but sometimes this is even too much to handle. Just trying to live everyday and travel at least twice a year and pray that I can live as long as possible cancer free!

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Stage 3

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Stage 2