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Am I too far gone?
Hi, I'm Njdogwalker
I was diagnosed with stage 1b melanoma November 21 2018. I had my surgery December 26 and on January 7th I found out it spread to my lymphatic system making me a stage 3b. I started immunotherapy Opdivo on January 26 and was suppose to have it for 2 years. In October, I started getting all this horrible irreversible side effects, one being pneumonitis, inflammation of the lungs. They stop…   Read more…

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Created Jul 17, 2014 in Ducky Droofles' resources ·
This video is from the 3rd Annual (2013) Eye Am Not Alone Patient Retreat. This video is an excellent resource for Ocular Melanoma patients.
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Updated Apr 12, 2011 in Navigating Care's resources ·
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines for Patients are available free of charge and designed to provide treatment information in language easily understood by the general publ... more
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Updated Nov 12, 2010 in Caregivers Support Group's resources · Like1
About: AIM at Melanoma is hosting educational symposiums around the country at world renowned melanoma centers for patients and the people who support them. Leading melanoma experts will discuss em... more

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