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.

Surviving melanoma twice, eighteen years apart.
I had another cancer survivor tell me that I was lucky I just had skin cancer. It was at that point that I realized people knew very little about the deadliest form of skin cancer.
I'm 38 with stage 3 melanoma. I'm a stewardess and a Mom..my fight begins tomorrow with immunotherapy. I'm a survivor..
I have been dealing with stage III melanoma for the last 10 years. My latest incidence was another positive node 6 months ago..... and so the fight goes on.
Melanoma Girl - Proud to be Pale!
Clinical Trials for IIIa?
Ocular Melanoma is even less treatable than Cutaneous Melanoma. I have survived almost 9 years from a Stage 4 diagnosis, and a prognosis of 6 months. I have done this by managing my disease myself.
MELANOMA : “NO BIG DEAL” IT'S JUST SKIN CANCER!
Stay informed, vigilant, and positive and do not let melanoma rule your life!
I’ve learned the most important thing in the world is to maintain hope.

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