Patient Stories

A melanoma diagnosis can fill you with uncertainty. Sharing experiences and reading the stories of others who have been through similar situations can be comforting and reassuring.

Read through the stories below, or submit your story.

*NOTE: Please visit our online patient forum to immediately connect with other melanoma patients who can help answer your questions and provide you with support.

Went in for a routine check up and now I must deal with melanoma.
Nivolumab infusion day. Thought I'd send a subtle message to my cancer.
Stage IV Fighter!
I'm stronger than cancer!
I am stronger than cancer!
Stage IIIB after a misdiagnosis 6 years prior. NP student and pro women's ultimate player who's gonna kick melanoma to the curb.
I love life! How strange that for the 2nd time in my 43 years I am facing cancer and it's relentless pursuit to take it from me.
"Pale is the new tan" has become my new motto.
55 yo Diagnosed May 20, 2016 with stage IV melanoma. No known side of origin for the melanoma. Just started Yervoy.
Onward and upward we go. My fears have left my soul and I have made peace with my melanoma.