Patient Stories

With a diagnosis of melanoma, the future can suddenly seem filled with uncertainty. Sharing experiences and reading the stories of others who have been through the same situation, can be comforting and reassuring.

Read through the stories below, or submit your story.

I have always been an outdoorsy person, but never worshiped the sun like my sisters. I actually used to hide from the sun. So, how did I end up with Stage T2bN0?
Age 29, Malignant Melanoma
Hi, I'm Eva. I was diagnosed with malignant melanoma when I was was 2.
Caribbean Girl, former tennis player, melanoma at 22
I was diagnosed with Stage IIIa melanoma in January 2013. After two surgeries I was cancer free for over a year, but in August 2014, it returned.
Diagnosed November 2014 malignant melanoma Stage IIIa.
Stage IIIB
Diagnosed with ocular melanoma in 2013...tumor died. Now treating melanoma of liver as of Nov 2014.
28 and Feeling Great
Diagnosed with melonoma 10 years ago, and now 2 weeks ago two more melonomas

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