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I Am Surviving Skin Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have always supported finding a cure for Breast cancer, it runs in my family, and now even more, my mom has breast cancer, so even more now, I am supporting it even more. I want...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Let me explain something here. Cancer is serious and has SERIOUSLY become an issue in our society...but why is it so much more prevalent NOW? It is a proven fact that Cancer...
    vero423314 vero423314 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I was actually born with cancer. I had neroblastma which grew with me in the womb. I was very ill and developed pneumonia and other illnesses on top of the cancer and nearly lost...
    smiler2015 smiler2015 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I lost my mother and my best friend/biggest fan best supporter - God i miss her so much:( -to Cancer-. She was diagnosed in ***1986*** (stage 4) she was told she had 6 months to...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Unfortunately, cancer is an equal opportunity predator. Watching a young, vibrant woman with young children lose her battle with this heart wrenching disease can certainly make...
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wish cancer research was about saving lives instead of making money. I get so angry everytime I see a commercial with sick and dying children prostituted out for the...
    TotalityOfMe TotalityOfMe 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Qualities and flaws of a cancer... Qualities - intelligent, is good at making people feel better, is honest without being offensive, tolerant, makes and effort to not hurt people...
    AndiRooney AndiRooney 22-25, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    My mother is battling stage 4 cancer and I am having a hard time with it. I feel as though I don't have the support system that I need and everything is falling onto me. Can anyone...
    redhead029 redhead029 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    shouts to all my cancers out there on the web, surfing the awesome websites like this one, Happy birthday to my friend who's birthday is on the 1st and mine was on the 27th what an...
    meisalreadytaken meisalreadytaken 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hello...can someone face punch me and wake me the F%#$ up?!! The nightmare I warded off for the past 4 years is closing in on me...I have posted in the past several years ago about...
    mistygreene mistygreene 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I am louis paris, aged 59. once with this diabolical disease called cancer 'when I heard about the magical oil called cannabis oil decided to give it a try. But how to get became a...
    marijuanaoil170 marijuanaoil170 46-50 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've never been diagnosed with cancer, so from that perspective I cannot relate with many of you. My father died of lung cancer in 2009, and it was devastating for all of us, my...
    Nmajor Nmajor 22-25, F a week ago

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    Proud to be a cancer but sometimes I can be a gemini who can easily detach.
    Ccutler Ccutler 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I don't think I'm skinny I think I'm fat. My friend told me about my other friend cuts herself because I'm so skinny. And she was like don't take this the wrong way but... It gets...
    unknowngirl10 unknowngirl10 13-15, F Jun 26

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    I am a cancer will be 22 July 2 any other cancer that has a prob. with anger or there temper
    josephpiper josephpiper 18-21 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Prostrate Cancer, I know this is not the group to post this experience , but it's a subject many of us men don't talk about . The reason I'm posting this on here is , we all have a...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M Jun 25

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    22 on July 9th. Proud cancerian!!!!
    pyschoticmindssince1993 pyschoticmindssince1993 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    Ny dads mom. Not nice when young. Wanted dad to cut mom loose. After brain surgery. But dad was crafty. He had mom cover bills. While he did law school. Then got...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Please help me with my fundraiser for my friend with cancer http://www.booster.com/helpusfightbonecancer
    reagan1017 reagan1017 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    My 34 year old sister and mother of two girls under 2 has breast cancer. I don't even know what to do or say. And all I am doing is worrying. She's been thru chemo, had surgery...
    kemc2010 kemc2010 31-35, F Jun 23

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    I lost my mom for lung cancer 2 years ago. She was the greatest woman i've ever seen and i miss her so much :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 22

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    Just got of the phone my lovely cousin who has battled cancer for 2 years has just passed away , I would hope people will say a prayer for her , thankyou
    warnbronudist warnbronudist 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 22

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    I'm not trying to be sexual in any way. I just have a fetish with skin. I love cuddling and feeling skin on my face. I just want to hug your hand and lay my face on it. Something...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M Jun 20

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    I'm not into astrology, but this is me lolWistful, shy, and mysterious, Cancer is ruled by the Moon. A Cancer man is reserved when he first meets someone new and it will take many...
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    on the 10th November last year I lost my dad to cancer and tomorrow is going to be the first fathers day without him, I don't know how im going to cope, everyone believes im ok and...
    kimmy24 kimmy24 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    I lost my grandma four years ago (in August) She had breast cancer that spread throughout her whole body. She didn't even know she had anything wrong until she went to the doctor...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20

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    I'm thirteen and my friend just got diagnosed with bone cancer. His leg gradually started to feel worse and we both just thought it was nothing. Then they found out he has cancer...
    reagan1017 reagan1017 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    my dad is at the end stages of hepatic cancer ,we discovered that too late ,i know he is suffering much but he can't stop blaming us psychologically I don't know what I supposed...
    cindrella15oo cindrella15oo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I have serious brain cancer concerns. Headaches, dizziness, cross-eyes, heavy head all the time, heart palpitations it's so bad it's there all the time. I'm scared I have brain...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Jun 19

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    It's getting worse my brain cancer is only getting worse and I need to do chemo for the 9th time this year I'm only 12
    photographyismylife photographyismylife 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I lost my best friend to cancer in grade 7 and I was in emotional trauma for quite a while. We have been friends since grade 1 and I still miss her so much. She meant so much to me...
    Venessab Venessab 18-21, F Jun 18

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    I lost a my loving uncle to cancer several years ago. I never got to say goodbye, I closer to him more than any of my other uncles. When Over The Rainbow played at the funeral...
    JamesAlcock JamesAlcock 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Last month was a year that my grandma passed away from Lung Cancer. Ever since that I've been so sad and fragile about life. I can honestly say that her death really brought me...
    OhJoz OhJoz 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    Experience fuss-free expert quality skin treatments right at home with MyDermapen by Dermapenworld. Other similar devices such as micro-rollers and second-rate micro-needling tools...
    dermapenworld dermapenworld 26-30, F Jun 18

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    Just found out today my wife has got stage one breast cancer.
    stumpy325 stumpy325 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 17

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