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Melanoma cancer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
User :   hello how r u?
Doctor :   'how can i help U/
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   i have stage 3 melanoma cancer...... had first op 20months ago....have just been told its back and want to know what my surviail rate is
Doctor :   well ur age/duration?
User :   im 30 had it 20 months
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   u in medications?
User :   no im on a trial
User :   MSLT2 trial
User :   they just watch it
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   and do u have any secondaries
User :   yes just found on wednesday
User :   having another operation in feb
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   its really not a good sign
User :   no i know
User :   thats why i want to know so i can organise my son
User :   and is life just in case
User :   his not is
Doctor :   well the survival rate depends upon the secondaries

Doctor :   may be around 3-5 yrs
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