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.

Stage IV with lung & brain mets. Fighting hard for my 5 children and husband.
Helpful treatment for side effects
Malignant choroidal melanoma was my diagnosis after a routine eye exam.
It went from a small lesion on my chest to full blown Stage IIIB melanoma in one month.
My melanoma story
I am a melanoma survivor, 3 times.
I have always been an outdoorsy person, but never worshiped the sun like my sisters. I actually used to hide from the sun. So, how did I end up with Stage T2bN0?
Age 29, Malignant Melanoma
Hi, I'm Eva. I was diagnosed with malignant melanoma when I was was 2.
Caribbean Girl, former tennis player, melanoma at 22