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Is stage 4 melanoma curable

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Is melanoma curable?

My father was diagnosed with Melanoma , how long usually people live with this type of cancer, not sure yet what stage it is we just found out today. He have like 5 lumps on his head and one on his hip ...
 

Is melanoma curable?

My father was diagnosed with Melanoma , how long usually people live with this type of cancer, not sure yet what stage it is we just found out today. He have like 5 lumps on his head and one on his hip ...
 

Suggest treatment for melanoma

Have stage one or two melonoma on top of my head. What is the prosedure or the out come of this surgery? ...
 

Treatment for malignant melanoma on neck and toe?

come back with malignant melanoma . One is on the neck and one is on the toe. I thinkshe said the neck was.4mm and the toe .2mm so the prognosis was good and i have an appointment in a week ...
 

Diagnosed with Malegnant Melanoma stage three. On intravenous interferon, unable to take it. Suggestions?

My husband just completed 4 weeks of interferon intraveinously for Malegnant Melanoma stage III. He is considering not going on with the 43-44 weeks of the interferon shots. It's been really rough on him. What ...
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How to treat stage iv metastatic melanoma?

my husband has stage iv metastatic melanoma. he has been on trials and has just stop treatment ... months left possible 4, 6, or 8 months. he has already had one brain tumor removed. what might we expect ...
 

Should the cyst be examined for melanoma?

I was diagnosed with Stage IIIc melanoma and primary has not been found. I also have a subcutaneous ... for melanoma? Can it be the primary ? ...
 

Diagnosed with stage 4 malignant melanoma in lung. Lost right eye. Refused chemo

recent symptoms just narrowed to malignant melanoma (stage4) inside lung.....refusing chemo since it seems pointless to extend any suffering for maybe 5 days per treatment...have about 3 mths left ...
 

Is thick, dark orange urine while having melanoma suggest kidney failure?

My father in law has stage 4 melanoma. It has spread to lymph nodes, spine, and blood. His urine has drastically changed today. Thick, dark orange. He has began drinking less but still consuming lots ...
 

Had stage 1 melanoma removed, noticeable colourless lumps on nose. Is melanoma repeating?

Hi, Just over three years ago my husband had a stage 1 melanoma removed from his lower arm . He ... the size of a flat pencil top rubber. Could this be a return of the melanoma. We are so worried. Thank you ...
 

Suggest treatment for stage iv melanoma

my niece has stage IV malamona and the doctors has basically refused to do anymore surgery and are planning to do what i think is the lastest expermential drug. First, they must do a BRAF test to determine ...
 

What is the prognosis for patient with stage 4 melanoma, rapid weight loss, large and bloody tumor on trunk?

A young man age 25 was just diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma. The tumor was ver large and bloody and on trunk. Hes had this thing for like 4 yeats but just started getting worse. Then last month he lost ...
 

Stage III melanoma. In phase II interferon treatment, melanoma returned on left thigh. Treatment not effective?

I am a Stage III melanoma patient. During Phase II of interferon treatments (self-injected 3 times a week treatment), my melanoma returned on my upper left thigh. I am very discouraged by this news ...
 

What to do in level 4 node involvement in malignant melanoma

I have a patient aged 49 years with mucoal primaries. in tongue (Malignant Melanoma). No neck nodes ... year level 4 node involved. Radical Neck dissection done. What is the future course of action. ...
 

14 year old with melanoma. What should be the treatment?

My 41 year old niece has just been diagnosed with advanced stage melanoma . We haven t a clue what to do about it. Her doctor is on vacation, and our first consult post-diagnosis is not until next week ...
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How could i verify if i have melanoma?
hi Please visit a dermatologist. Melanoma can be diagnosed clinically, however confirmation and staging of the melanoma is via a biopsy. Take care.
 
how serious is melanoma
Hi, Melanoma is a serious disease. The seriousness depends upon the site (non operable) , more extent of spread / depth / increased age . These increases the seriousness. Presence of small patch over limbs are less serious comparative to melanoma of eye, choroid etc. Hope I have been helpful. Regards Dr.Deepika Patil
 
hi I'm a female, 21 yrs old, 158cm, and 75kg. I'm complaining of hyperpigmented skin on my neck I've had it for 4years or more. I have been to several dermatolo
Hi, It depends on the type of skin you have & exposure to sun.Should rule out melanoma before starting whitening creams;tinea,post-inflammation;and other dermopathies related to hyperpigmentation;check them with your dermatologist
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