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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan I was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma in July 2017. In August I started nivolumab, of which I had a total of twelve treatments. After the fourth treatment the tumours expanded and caused a blockage in my bowel. I lost about 40 pounds and...

St. Albert, AB En juin 2016 je suis allée faire vérifier un grain de beauté sur mon épaule droite qui frottait sur mon soutient gorge de sport et qui commençait à être irrité. J’étais nouvellement certifiée en tant qu’entraîneur physique et je me sentais au sommet...

Lantzville, B.C. In August 2015, I was diagnosed with stage 3B melanoma, which had manifested in my chest bone. I had two surgeries to remove the tumour along with eighteen lymph nodes, followed by twenty consecutive weekdays of Interferon. Yet, by January 2016 the melanoma had...

Cando, Saskatchewan I was born with a black mole on my right heel that started to change and was diagnosed as cancerous, so I had surgery in 2002 to have it removed. In 2008 it came back and was removed again. Then in 2013 it came...

Prince Albert, Saskatchewan Durant l’été 2013, j’ai arraché par accident un grain de beauté sur ma jambe droite en me rasant. J’ai un peu saigné, mais je n’y ai pas pensé plus que ça. J’ai toujours été couverte de grains de beauté et de taches de...

 Millville, PA At age 25, my life turned around quickly. I had recently had a baby in March 2016, and everything was going great and I was adjusting to my new lifestyle. I also accepted a new job in the medical field, which included scheduling appointments....

  Toronto, ON Just before the summer of 2015, I noticed a dark mole on my left calf. At first, I thought that something was stuck to my leg and tried to remove it in the shower. However, I realized it was actually a mole. I was almost...

Montreal, QC I am 52 years old and I have had a lot of luck; having not met the right people at the right time, I would not be alive to tell you my story. I am proud to say that I have survived two recurrences of...

Kamloops, BC In 2009, I had a mole removed from my back. Even if it was carcinogenic, as I had removed completely, I did not think about it anymore. I was climbing out in May 2015 when I found myself having very little breath. So I...

Montreal, QC C’est à 19 ans que j’eus mon premier contact avec le mélanome. J’avais depuis longtemps un grain de beauté au dos, mais durant les derniers mois il avait pris une teinte rougeâtre et me semblait plus gros qu’auparavant. J’obtenus donc une requête en dermatologie...

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