let me start by telling you a bit, in march this year i went to the docs about a freckle on my neck, he referred me to a dermatologist who did a biopsy, then rang me back a week later to say it was a malignant melanoma and had to be removed, fine job done, then in may i had op on bum to remove growths on inside of bum cheek only to be told anal squomous cell carcinoma, 6 weeks of radiation followed and am on the mend now and see my speciallist next week for hopefully good news. I am booked in to see my dermatologist at the end of november to get a cyst removed from my forehead - hopefully thats all it is, now while i am there i am going to get my toe checked as i have a mole on the side of my toe but i also have a big lump under the same toe, now my question is can you have cancer in your toes? could my lump be nothing? it has started hurting when i wear certain shoes so now wont wear them. Maybe i am being melodramatic but with already 2 cancer results this year i dont think i can handle any more, any advice etc would be grateful, Thank you
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Hi collie Why don't you ask your dermatologist to check you all over. Get any lumps, bumps, moles, freckles, etc., checked, wherever they are occurring. Better to have that peace of mind than be wondering if that lump is something. Also ask him if you need to have regular all-over check ups. Cheers Sailor
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hey sailor, I have just had all over checkups and have to go back end november and again in feb so she is certainly thorough and because she has also cut out malignant melanoma she has to keep checking, i think when i wrote this yesterday i was stressed out and my head is full of junk at the moment and it seems evrytime i find a lump or bump it gets me thinking, sorry to unburden on you!
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Hi Collie, Please don't apologise, we all like to assist where possible. It is very natural and normal to be worried after your diagnosis and it is better to be sure than sorry afterwards. This site is the place where you can write all about your feelings and we all understand them totally. I am pleased for you that you seem to be in good hands and hope that anything that "pops up" in the future will be picked up early. Please write whenever you need to, we like to know how everyone is getting on. Take care of yourself, craftyone
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Hey Collie That's what the site is for - go ahead unburden. cheers Sailor
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Hi Carley I need to speak to you. I have SCC on my bowel canal. Ive had radiotherapy and chemo but still have issues. 5years ago you posted here. Please check.
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hi there, sorry about the delay in replying......you say you still have issues, welcome to the club. I think anal scc is the worst cancer, no one seems to know anything and well after 5 years my treatments are still on going. What are your issues. I am sorry that you have to go through this crap but if I can help in any way just ask away.
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Hi Collie I replied straight away - actually wrote a novel but it came back after a few days. Is there some way on this site to message you personally. I'm probably being a bit of a prude about the goings on with my butt. Hopefully this gets there. Stephanie
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Hi Collie I replied straight away - wrote a novel. lol. Is there some way of messaging you privately bc now I'm not so brave to tell the world the goings on with my butt and dont want to start and then it doesn't get to you. Stephanie
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Hi stephanie message me on my email colleennunya@hotmail.com This cancer is absolute crap so am willing to share. Cheers colleen
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