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.

Live to Fight Another Day
Diagnosed at 37 weeks pregnant
At 39 weeks pregnant I was diagnosed with melanoma. Read my story to see how I coped with being a first time mom while also battling Stage III skin cancer.
"I share my story in the hope that my story does not become another person’s nightmare."
Went in for a routine check up and now I must deal with melanoma.
Nivolumab infusion day. Thought I'd send a subtle message to my cancer.
Stage IV Fighter!
I'm stronger than cancer!
I am stronger than cancer!
Stage IIIB after a misdiagnosis 6 years prior. NP student and pro women's ultimate player who's gonna kick melanoma to the curb.