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.

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.
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