Cookies are required for login or registration. Please read and agree to our cookie policy to continue.

Newest Member: MissMe

Off Topic :
So, my H has squamous cell carcinoma 馃槩

default

 WhatsRight (original poster member #35417) posted at 5:38 PM on Friday, January 14th, 2022

The dermatologist just called. We went earlier this week -like 3 days ago, and he did a biopsy of the growth on his side. They told us it would take up to two weeks to get results. But they called this morning.

I鈥檓 not sure if that quick response should scare me even more.

So they didn鈥檛 really tell me much about the significance of this diagnosis.

We go in again on March 3rd (that seems like too long to wait to me) to have the whole thing removed.

She told me that there shouldn鈥檛 be any need for chemotherapy.

馃様

Anyone have experience with this?

"Noone can make you feel inferior without your concent." Eleanor Roosevelt

I will not be vanquished. Rose Kennedy

posts: 7267   路   registered: Apr. 23rd, 2012   路   location: Southeast USA
id 8709883
default

whatisloveanyway ( member #66450) posted at 6:01 PM on Friday, January 14th, 2022

Friend just had two patches removed, one pretty big and deep, but they got it all. No chemo, no further worries, but I guess they had to get in there and see how deep and get the pathology done to be sure they got it all. Pretty slow train to get it all done too, not sense of urgency, but maybe that comes with this type of skin cancer. Moral of this story is don't wait if a patch of skin just won't heal up, and get those annual checkups at the dermatologist. I go next week. Friend is all good now, hurt a good bit but skin has grown back. Hope it goes as well for your Husband.

BW: 61 WH: 61 Both 57 on Dday. M: 34 years, 2 grown kids, 9 year A with MOW, 7 month False R, years of trickle truth. I got rid of her. Reconciling, but the lies have piled up. Trying one more time, again.

posts: 322   路   registered: Oct. 9th, 2018   路   location: Southeastern USA
id 8709895
default

tushnurse ( member #21101) posted at 8:40 PM on Friday, January 14th, 2022

Squamous skin cancers are very common and are usually limited to just removing it.
No worries.
He may have an incision w/ sutures after depending on how much skin around it they need to take.
My sister is very fare skinned and burned a ton as a kid she has many (like over 100) spots removed, and NONE required additional treatment other than going back and getting cleaner edges.

Me: FBS
Him: FWS
Kids: 21 &23
Married for 28 years now, was 16 at the time.
D-Day Sept 26 2008
R'd in about 2 years. Old Vet now.

posts: 19095   路   registered: Oct. 1st, 2008   路   location: St. Louis
id 8709912
default

Lionne ( member #25560) posted at 12:25 AM on Saturday, January 15th, 2022

My husband had 6 cancers removed, 2 of them squamous cell the rest basal cell. The removal itself takes a lot of time, they remove it layer by layer checking for clear margins. It was a 3 hour wait for one of his procedures.

Me-BS-65 in May<BR />HIM-SAFWH-68<BR />I just wanted a normal life.<BR />Normal trauma would have been appreciated.

posts: 8446   路   registered: Sep. 18th, 2009   路   location: In my head
id 8709955
default

 WhatsRight (original poster member #35417) posted at 12:54 PM on Saturday, January 15th, 2022

Oh, thank you so much for these replies.

You have definitely made me feel better.

"Noone can make you feel inferior without your concent." Eleanor Roosevelt

I will not be vanquished. Rose Kennedy

posts: 7267   路   registered: Apr. 23rd, 2012   路   location: Southeast USA
id 8709994
Cookies on SurvivingInfidelity.com®

SurvivingInfidelity.com® uses cookies to enhance your visit to our website. This is a requirement for participants to login, post and use other features. Visitors may opt out, but the website will be less functional for you.

v.1.001.20220114 2002-2022 SurvivingInfidelity.com® All Rights Reserved. • Privacy Policy