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K Morton

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I am a PA and my spouses PCP. He was perfectly healthy or so we thought.  The flight surgeon saw the spot on his back 13 yrs ago and said no big deal pleasing every pilot always fearful of losing their flying status.  I was not happy so I did the biopsy the following week it came back malignant melanoma in situ. Wide excisional biopsy all clean margins no further treatment needed. Thirteen years later while on assignment in a classified location when he became acutely ill thought to be bacterial or viral treated and resolved but only partially. One more assignment then the lymph nodes again painfully swell,  final diagnosis metastatic melanoma stage IV M0. So here we are, as are all of you and yours. I am a believer and trust the Lord I pray we find the cure.

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Stage 4

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Stage 4