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By momof3 - April 17, 2018
My story begins in 1993. My husband was diagnosed with melanoma. He has actually had 3 melanoma surgeries in his life so far and has been fortunate so far. Not so for... READ MORE

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By tinkinked - March 1, 2018
My story began in 1989 when I had something that itched on the back of my left thigh. I scratched it and it hurt so, being a nurse I found a mirror... READ MORE

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By francinecinquanta - December 30, 2017
I had a history of skin cancer – basically single cell carcinoma and I had the spots burned off with liquid nitrogen. I had check ups scheduled every six months by a... READ MORE

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By Marcia - December 21, 2017
Since young adulthood, I’ve been pretty aware of what good sun habits are. Maybe it was years of baking in the sun as a kid and teen that made me feel like... READ MORE

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By kelkinard - December 13, 2017
I am a 52 year old female with Multiple Sclerosis and Melanoma. I was diagnosed with MS in 1992. I started to see a dermatologist in 2007, knowing that my complexion, freckles,... READ MORE

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By tomb - December 5, 2017
My first cancer was diagnosed in 2007 on my left arm. I was told that I had Scc and that I would need surgery to remove it, and that I would not... READ MORE

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By Tranauro - November 29, 2017
Approximately seven years ago heading out for a cruise out of Galveston, I stubbed my big toe on a heavy piece of luggage. Really bad bruise appeared and did hurt with flippers... READ MORE

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By bflower - November 29, 2017
As far back as I can remember as a child I have had so many birthmarks/moles to count. My mom always told me they were, my “beauty marks.” I was quite beautiful,... READ MORE

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By skbrooks82 - November 25, 2017
In March of last year I was just a happy healthy 35 year old woman. I had experienced melanoma before but just was able to have them removed without any further problems.... READ MORE

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By JenRauzi - November 11, 2017
I was diagnosed with nodular melanoma October 2016 after 4 months of insisting a spot be removed from my right temple. It itched so bad and bled. November 1, 2016, I underwent... READ MORE

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By Heather72 - November 11, 2017
I had a melanoma diagnosis a little over a year ago. I went in for my first head to toe check and a suspicious spot was found on the back of my... READ MORE

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By Nphiker - November 8, 2017
I noticed an odd mole on my husband George’s shoulder in 2009. With some urging he went to the dermatologist who knew immediately that it was Melanoma. He had 2 surgeries, including... READ MORE

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By shelly01 - November 3, 2017
I’m 46 and have been dealing with skin cancer for almost 5 years. I’ve had 299 spots removed, 5 Moh’s surgeries, I’ve done the chemo lotion too many times to count (which... READ MORE

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By susantest - November 3, 2017
Two weeks ago I did a trip to the dermatologist (after not going for many years) and got a full skin check. She did a great job and checked between my toes,... READ MORE

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By BeePA - October 9, 2017
When I was young we didn’t know about the effect the sun had on skin. I worked in the orchards from the time I was twelve till almost eighteen and received many... READ MORE

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By ANGLEEYES - September 15, 2017
When I was young sadly enough many people didn’t use sun tan lotion to protect their skin from the rays of the sun. I was always the outdoors type and spent many... READ MORE