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.

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
Stage IV with lung & brain mets. Fighting hard for my 5 children and husband.
Malignant choroidal melanoma was my diagnosis after a routine eye exam.
Helpful treatment for side effects
It went from a small lesion on my chest to full blown Stage IIIB melanoma in one month.
My melanoma story