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 was 18 and had barely begun living my life when I was diagnosed with melanoma.
My cancer story.
I thought I was too young to get cancer...I was sadly mistaken. Thankfully, I was delivered through faith.
Our Mum - our inspiration
Discovered a Stage IV melanoma...
Approaching one year since diagnosis!
I have friends tell me all the time how strong I am but it's hard sometimes when faced with this diagnosis. Two years ago I was Stage IIb and thought I was going to be good for a while...
I am 56 years old and have Stage IIIa melanoma.
With a blink of an eye my life changed
"Does this mole look weird to you?" "Katie, all of your moles look weird."