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I Am Surviving Skin Cancer

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    Mohs Surgery

    Last year I under went Mohs surgery to remove skin cancer from my face. I thought I was just going in to have something minor cut out and walk out with a few stiches. The surgeon burned a whole that took out half my nose. took catlidge out of my ear to help build a nose. Than...
    gasolinealley gasolinealley 46-50, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Basal Cell

    So, Ive had this mole on my face for about 5 years (and its been growing since I noticed it) and I never really cared about it. Until, a friend of a friend was hanging out and started being annoying about it, asking what it was and why it was there, nobody else had ever done...
    raineskate raineskate 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2010

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    Early Detectoin Is Key

    My first skin cancer was found over 3 years ago....at that time the only thing that was found was basil cell...which if there is such a thing as good cancer that is it. Since that time I have had 4 areas of that type cut out. Then about a year and a half ago...my dermatologist...
    weather1965 weather1965 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    Diagonised In October 2006

    I first noticed a mole on my left leg a couple of month before. It seemed a bit weird: it looked like it was was spreading. I was not sure but I thought that it was best to see a specialist as soon as possible. I saw a dermatologist 4 weeks later and he told me that it will be...
    krao2811 krao2811 41-45, F Dec 3, 2007

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    Squamous Cell

    One day while I was shaving and found what I thought was a bug bite on the inside calf my leg. After a week the bite had not gone away and I assumed it was an ingrown hair. After a week of antibiotic ointment and poking and prodding it I made an appointment to see my doctor...
    Kalihansmom Kalihansmom 22-25 1 Response Oct 6, 2011

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    Lovin My Life

    I am surviving skin cancer. I have had several spots removed over the years.  Large portion of my left cheek removed. Now I wear sun screen every day of my life. I know the Big C will rear its ugly head again. Its just like maintanance to me to get checked regularly. I am...
    lotusqueen1967 lotusqueen1967 36-40 3 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    Diagonised In October 2006

    I first noticed a mole on my left leg a couple of month before. It seemed a bit weird: it looked like it was was spreading. I was not sure but I thought that it was best to see a specialist as soon as possible. I saw a dermatologist 4 weeks later and he told me that it will be...
    krao2811 krao2811 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2007

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    I lost my grandmother in 2012 due to lung cancer. I lost one of my best friends due to a brain tumour. Last year I lost another friend to skin cancer. When I was 15 And I've lost...
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    Jan 2014 I was diagnosed with Skin Cancer. I had surgery to remove a tumor from my ear. This shook my life but gave more inspiration and motivation to change my lifestyle and...
    earthcare earthcare 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    Scrawny? LOL. I am certainly not a curvy girl! I have a lot of nerves every and have always had difficult keeping weight. I am not a big eater and tend to snack on health things. I...
    CuriousChloride CuriousChloride 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    This is all I have worn in the past 5 or 6 years and love them. I tried on a pair of straight fit the other day and could not stand how baggy and uncomfortable they are. I am...
    BonsaiFloyd BonsaiFloyd 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    The American Cancer Society has a program called look good feel better it's free and everyone gets a bag of free makeup and skin care and advice and tips for makeup to conceal the...
    rachelle78 rachelle78 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    An excerpt from Chapter five of In the Cleft: Joy Comes in the Mourning (found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble) “Grandy’s arms ached and she felt stone cold and empty. There...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F Oct 23

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    Breastfeeding protects against breast cancer (especially premenopausal breast cancer) . Breastfeeding appears to lower the risk of both estrogen receptor-positive and estrogen...
    JaneLovesTarzan JaneLovesTarzan 56-60 3 Responses Nov 5

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    I lost my father to stomach cancer when I was 14. He began to feel pain in his stomach about 1.5 years before his death. The pain strengthened form month to month. Unfortunately...
    alexalan alexalan 56-60, M Nov 15

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    Cancer is a life taking evil that I hope one day is wiped out of humanity. My father has cancer he is 73 but is very very ill. But despite the odds he is alive. What an awful...
    riddlesmile riddlesmile 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    My grandfather died of cancer, my uncle died of cancer. My older cousin fought cancer and survived. Just found out my baby cousin who is only 6 years old has cancer, idk how to...
    marilynnrox marilynnrox 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 24

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    My son is coming up on his 5 year post treatment anniversary. I'm very happy to be at this stage but the fear never stops. Every cough, pain, etc I'm afraid the cancer is back...
    firefly4718 firefly4718 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    My grampa died of cancer a few years ago and I hate how my family had to see him waste away. He died from pancreatic cancer, which is one of the more difficult cancers to detect. I...
    lechatnoirr lechatnoirr 22-25, F Oct 31

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    My Aunt just came out of remission again. It's a miracle she stayed in it for nine months, but still it's a blow knowing that the cancer is growing again. She has battled terminal...
    NerdRock87 NerdRock87 16-17, F Nov 2

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    I almost lost my father to cancer about 19 years ago. I am just thrilled he won the battle. Cancer really needs to be eliminated from existence. My heart goes to those who lost...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    Reading about the personality of a Cancer has helped me tremendously in my life...realize how I am is normal for the cancer woman. Would be glad to talk to anyone who is...
    mmbvh mmbvh 41-45, F Nov 6

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    My grandfather was diagnosed with colon cancer about a year ago. My father's side of the family has a history of alcoholism and when this bomb was dropped on them, they all...
    justanothersteph justanothersteph 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I love my zodiac sign! I just love astrology in all. I've always been fascinated by the moon, and when I did research on the Cancer zodiac sign, I found that the moon is my ruling...
    2grunge4u 2grunge4u 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My onslaught on cancer is summarized on my website www.winovercancer.net This has been an amazing journey till now. Till today, I have been ahead in the race and I am pretty much...
    ag007 ag007 22-25, M Oct 29

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    October is also LIVER CANCER awareness month... Not just breast cancer.
    KaylenG2121 KaylenG2121 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    last night my "Grandma" Passed away of stage 4 breast cancer and eye cancer......shes was suffering since September1, 2013. She passed away Nov1,2014 at 11:00pm...R.I.P.
    xxMusicisbaexx xxMusicisbaexx 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    I have cancer and its been hard dealing with it. I originally made ep to talk about it but some people have been really rude when I have told them. akaShaun made fun of me for...
    Sanariah Sanariah 18-21, M Nov 5

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    My dad.. I don't really don't get cancer.. I just wish daddy wasn't sick, it scares me that I know cancer can kill him and I just want him to not be sick anymore.. He sleeps a lot...
    Williamm001 Williamm001 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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    My mother has a cancerous cyst in her body. Someone was also mentioning Colon Cancer?
    dancedesire dancedesire 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Two really good descriptions of Cancer-Leo Cusp: http://www.alwaysastrology.com/cancer-leo-cusp.html http://www.solutionastrology.com/sunsignbasiclist.asp (this one there are...
    crazycontrolled crazycontrolled 36-40, F Nov 11

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    Well. diagnosed in Jan with advanced cancer but...we fought with chemo and radiation and meds for this and that side effect and for a bit there it looked like we were getting way...
    steelscot steelscot 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 11

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    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I lost my Grandmother to bone cancer 12 years ago. I was very young back then, but I remembered how much she suffered with it. Then a few years ago it was my Auntie/Godmother I...
    WingsOfTheDawn WingsOfTheDawn 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    in any case, ought to I not clean my face with anything each morning? I figure out first thing within the AM, simply a splash of water after that or what's your advice? Although...
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