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shanti Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-21-05 06:42 PM
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43. you might be right about melanoma
my best friend had a melanoma removed from the back of her thigh. she would never have found it if not for her boyfriend mentioning the spot to her. she had a large chunk of her thigh removed with it too.
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  - There is no "winning"  bloom   May-21-05 01:48 PM   #1 
  - Whoo-hoo!  RUMMYisFROSTED   May-21-05 10:17 PM   #62 
     - Par-tay!  Lilith Velkor   May-22-05 11:08 PM   #102 
  - I had a family member who was diagnosed  DoYouEverWonder   May-21-05 01:53 PM   #2 
  - I have many relatives who lived to almost a hundred  MADem   May-21-05 01:53 PM   #3 
  - I've got Native blood  Mythsaje   May-21-05 01:58 PM   #5 
  - oh you are lucky  Skittles   May-22-05 03:07 PM   #86 
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  - I'm later years proof of that...  susanna   May-21-05 11:15 PM   #64 
  - Yes, she will probably look young, but  FlaGranny   May-22-05 09:24 AM   #71 
     - well....  shanti   May-22-05 04:41 PM   #93 
  - Of course, your skin ages much faster as well..  valis   May-22-05 09:52 AM   #74 
  - but you live in massachusetts  shanti   May-21-05 05:11 PM   #36 
     - I live in MA,, DC and Puerto Rico, for starters!!  MADem   May-21-05 09:44 PM   #59 
        - Wearing long sleeves and pants in the Texas summer  lastliberalintexas   May-22-05 01:55 PM   #82 
        - What did folks do in the old days?  MADem   May-22-05 02:58 PM   #83 
           - they stunk to high heaven and they didn't feel good  Skittles   May-22-05 03:12 PM   #88 
           - Hahahahaha!!!!  MADem   May-22-05 03:15 PM   #89 
              - I think about it whenever I watch westerns, MADem  Skittles   May-22-05 05:01 PM   #97 
                 - You have to wonder how realistic those westerns play it  MADem   May-22-05 07:29 PM   #98 
           - They died early deaths  lastliberalintexas   May-22-05 03:48 PM   #91 
              - I am not IN MA, I am from MA  MADem   May-22-05 04:21 PM   #92 
                 - A veritable heatwave at 70!  lastliberalintexas   May-22-05 04:47 PM   #96 
        - the women in the Middle East don't go overboard avoviding the sun  Skittles   May-22-05 03:10 PM   #87 
  - Thats good. I worship the sun  Ksec   May-21-05 01:55 PM   #4 
  - Same here!  ccbombs   May-21-05 02:19 PM   #12 
     - My dad had lots of skin cancer  proud2Blib   May-21-05 03:41 PM   #29 
        - My Mother had skin cancer  Ksec   May-21-05 07:01 PM   #46 
        - A doctor friend of mine told me that about a bad burn in childhood.  oblivious   May-21-05 07:19 PM   #50 
           - My dad was hospitalized for sunburns  proud2Blib   May-22-05 08:54 AM   #70 
           - yeah, but I think if you continually get bad burns every summer  barb162   May-22-05 10:12 AM   #75 
  - Moderation is the key  Warpy   May-21-05 02:03 PM   #6 
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  - how convenient...now we don't have to worry about the ozone  Danieljay   May-21-05 02:07 PM   #7 
  - I tan and everyone thinks I look younger too. So there. n/t  ccbombs   May-21-05 02:20 PM   #13 
  - my health insurer informed me of this some years ago  amazona   May-21-05 02:07 PM   #8 
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     - most melanoma is found on back and back of legs  amazona   May-21-05 06:29 PM   #38 
     - you might be right about melanoma  shanti   May-21-05 06:42 PM   #43 
        - Ms. Melanoma just has to rant!  DrRang   May-21-05 07:14 PM   #48 
           - shows how much I know  Skittles   May-22-05 03:24 PM   #90 
              - oh yes  shanti   May-22-05 10:15 PM   #100 
     - easily peeled off????  shanti   May-21-05 06:37 PM   #41 
        - There are degrees  OldLeftieLawyer   May-21-05 07:32 PM   #51 
        - everybody is 'dude' these days  genevat   May-21-05 07:55 PM   #52 
        - See, that's why it's good to be ..........  OldLeftieLawyer   May-21-05 08:03 PM   #54 
           - lol  genevat   May-21-05 08:07 PM   #55 
        - sorry  shanti   May-22-05 04:43 PM   #94 
        - Actually, I had one on my cheek  FlaGranny   May-22-05 09:39 AM   #72 
           - my derm  shanti   May-22-05 04:44 PM   #95 
  - not to boast  Ksec   May-21-05 02:11 PM   #9 
  - I guess us nudists are so damned crazy after all  Mountainman   May-21-05 02:57 PM   #19 
  - me, too  genevat   May-21-05 08:00 PM   #53 
  - Pay attention to your body, your instincts, and your environment  Pigwidgeon   May-21-05 02:15 PM   #10 
  - totally agree  Ksec   May-21-05 02:18 PM   #11 
  - Yeah, one size does not fit all.  havocmom   May-21-05 02:29 PM   #14 
  - Another instance of a little knowledge being a dangerous thing.  Hoping4Change   May-21-05 02:31 PM   #15 
  - Another 'Xactly!  HuckleB   May-21-05 02:58 PM   #20 
  - Well read all the posts and tell me how many of them got that message?  Hoping4Change   May-21-05 03:15 PM   #22 
  - Oh, I know.  HuckleB   May-21-05 03:30 PM   #27 
  - I've heard this for years  tammywammy   May-21-05 03:20 PM   #23 
     - No, you're not.  HuckleB   May-21-05 03:26 PM   #25 
     - no you're not the only one  amazona   May-21-05 06:32 PM   #39 
  - Thank you  OldLeftieLawyer   May-21-05 04:30 PM   #33 
  - i posted that and I'll give you a cite  amazona   May-21-05 06:47 PM   #44 
  - Yep, and one can also take supplements  Lorien   May-22-05 12:51 PM   #79 
  - But not too much~  zidzi   May-21-05 02:32 PM   #16 
  - Subhead: Scientists Say MODERATE Amounts of Sunshine May Prevent Cancer  HuckleB   May-21-05 02:57 PM   #18 
  - The actual advice: "safe sun" = 15 minutes or so a few times a week...  HuckleB   May-21-05 03:01 PM   #21 
  - You're quite right  tammywammy   May-21-05 03:23 PM   #24 
     - I dunno.  HuckleB   May-21-05 03:28 PM   #26 
        - Have you ever run into anyone straight from the tanning booth?  tammywammy   May-21-05 03:35 PM   #28 
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           - Either idiot, or purchaser of good quality spray on tan!! n/t  MADem   May-22-05 03:04 PM   #84 
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  - I read somewhere over the last year that...  DARE to HOPE   May-21-05 06:34 PM   #40 
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  - Glad I ignore my Dr most of the time anyway......nt  pokercat999   May-21-05 11:23 PM   #65 
  - The key is moderation.  jayctravis   May-22-05 12:48 AM   #67 
  - I'm a devoted hobby gardener...  susanna   May-22-05 01:15 AM   #68 
  - Damn it  GRLMGC   May-22-05 01:21 AM   #69 
  - One has to wonder  FlaGranny   May-22-05 09:45 AM   #73 
  - And this just in smoking cures cancer  Toots   May-22-05 10:34 AM   #76 
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  - Ah, moderation.  kineneb   May-22-05 10:50 PM   #101 
  - Good grief!  ngGale   May-23-05 12:42 AM   #104 
 

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