Skin Cancer Support Group

If you or a loved one has skin cancer, this is the community to discuss your experience, find support, and meet others going through the same. Skin cancer is a malignant growth on the skin, which can have many causes, including repeated severe sunburns or long-term exposure to the sun. Skin cancer generally develops in the outermost layer of skin so a tumor is usually clearly visible.

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stage2 invesive malignant melanoma skin cancer

I just found out I have stage2 invesive malignant melanoma skin cancer. I'm waiting for the path report to come back from my 2nd surgery to remove the cancer from my back of my left calf. I hope they got it all but only time will tell.

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mads1959
mads1959

I am so sorry to hear this Motherofjac
Hope you are recovering from your surgery.
Positive thoughts and healing vibes are being sent to you .
Please let us know how you get on with your results
Good Luck
Mads aka Gail
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deleted_user

I found out on Monday the 17th. I work in EMS so the 3inch cut on the calf is hard to work with but I'm not letting it stop me. I'm going to beat this I have the sweetest lilgrl at home I have to take care of. Thank you for your support.
mads1959
mads1959

Staying positive is the best way forward and your lil' girl will give you the strength to fight this .
When will you get the results , do they think it has spread or are they not commiting until thr path report is in .
If you need to vent ,someone will usually be aroung to hear you hola .
Take care .
deraming
deraming

Are you going to have chemo? Make sure that your ocologist has all the new information on melanoma.
There are many way to treat now. Iagree with mads, positive thoughts are important.