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My dad has ocular melanoma.....

...was misdiagnosed for 18 months and told he had conjunctivitis by a consultant at a specialist eye hospital in Birmingham. An eye consultant then spotted the tumour in dad's tear duct and diagnosed OM.

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“I finally have a consultant that listens to me and talks to me…”

I don't quite know how to condense all my experiences, some brilliant and some awful …. Being ignored by a consultant when severely reacting to chemo is one example of a negative.. but a positive is that I’m finally a part of my treatment…

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I was astonished at the failure to offer any motivation...

I type this, urging all to believe in themselves, if this ordinary fella can beat the stats, so can many more.

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