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.

"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.
Diagnosed with Stage IIIB in 2006. 10 years NED!
We all have a path. I'm grateful everyday for mine.
Early detection saves lives.
Is there light at the end of the tunnel?
Stage IV melanoma survivor. Two years of stable scans after successful IL2 treatments.
Mucosal Melanoma in African American
27 y/o with a 7 week old