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15 01, 2015

It’s a four-peat! Add topical chemo to my therapy list

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I thought I had been through it all; oral chemo (Revlimid and pomalidomide), infusion chemo (high dose melphalan and Velcade IV) and most recently, Velcade via sub-q injection.  Three different ways to administer chemo.  Who knew there was a fourth? Three months ago my dermatologist at Mayo Clinic biopsied and removed three suspicious spots.  Since

11 11, 2014

Mayo Clinic drama–and some good advice from a reader

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Doctors at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, biopsied three different spots today.  Good thing Dr. Roy pulled some strings to get me in so quickly! I should know which ones need further attention next week.  One was, "possibly melanoma."  According to the attractive young resident that did the exam; an opinion that was shared by the attending.

22 03, 2012

Details about my skin cancer follow-up appointment today

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Sorry that I'm so late getting this post out to you today.  I planned to post right after I returned home from my short follow-up  dermatology/skin cancer appointment first thing this morning. This "short" appointment ended-up taking up over an hour.  Not because I was sitting around waiting too long, but because 2 additional procedures