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.

Diagnosed with melonoma 10 years ago, and now 2 weeks ago two more melonomas
To hear I had melanoma Stage IIIa felt like I just heard I had lung cancer while I never smoked.... I always had been so careful in the sun!!!
Stage IV at age 47, but staying strong and positive!
My 29th birthday present....a melanoma diagnosis
Clark Level 2 melanoma
Recently diagnosed with Stage 1b
Stage III Survivor
Stage IV melanoma
47 year old with Stage IV melanoma
My husband Ben, 34, diagnosed Stage IIIA in May 2014. CLND - Done! Now the biggie: interferon or not?