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.

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
I was diagnosed with Stage IIIa melanoma in January 2013. After two surgeries I was cancer free for over a year, but in August 2014, it returned.
Diagnosed November 2014 malignant melanoma Stage IIIa.
Stage IIIB