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Melanoma

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Comment from: Gerry, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: December 18

I had a spot of melanoma on my left forearm. It was removed and skin grafted over due to the large size. Four and one half years later it turned up on my liver. They removed the right lobe of my liver. It will be 10 years since my liver surgery this coming March.

Comment from: Gerry, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: October 27

The melanoma started on my left forearm. They took a big area out and skin grafted it. Four and one half years later it spread to my liver. They were able to remove my entire right lobe to get clean margins. That was seven years ago. There is always hope.

REFERENCE:

Yao, Katharine, Glen Balch, and David J. Winchester. "Multidisciplinary Treatment of Primary Melanoma." Surg Clin N Am 89 (2009): 267-281.

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