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 friends tell me all the time how strong I am but it's hard sometimes when faced with this diagnosis. Two years ago I was Stage IIb and thought I was going to be good for a while...
I am 56 years old and have Stage IIIa melanoma.
With a blink of an eye my life changed
"Does this mole look weird to you?" "Katie, all of your moles look weird."
Mommy with Melanoma
Roy
Stage IV warrior still fighting
Melanoma at 21
27 years old when Stage 1a melanoma was found
A Christmas Miracle
You Never Really Know How Strong You Are Until You Have to Do Anything and Everything to Survive

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