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Christopher Dunnett

We were contacted by Jenny Dunnett recently, following the sad passing of her husband Chris.  Chris’ service of Thanksgiving is in a few days and the family have asked that…

Darcey loses her hair for melanoma awareness

Darcey Arrowsmith-May is 7 years old and recently allowed her mummy’s friend Roxanne, to cut her hair.  Nothing too unusual in that, children have their hair cut every day.  But…

Diane Cannon writes for Melanoma UK

Better late than never, here is the first of Diane Cannon’s blogs. ‘Di Cannon AKA “Big Birds” Blog For those of our supporters and followers who don’t know Diane, Diane…

What We Learned At The Scottish Parliament Melanoma Roundtable

Today we attended the Scottish Parliament for a meeting hosted by Jenny Marra MSP. Jenny was elected to represent North East Scotland in 2011 and maintained her position as a…

Martin Nicholls’ match for melanoma

Martin Nicholls was diagnosed with melanoma and says quite openly, that the diagnosis rocked his family’s world. Martin says the huge uncertainty and the waiting was the worst part but…

The BAE anti cancer charity bike rides

For the last ten years, a group of cyclists who were friends and colleagues of Jon Herron’s, have taken to the roads and carried out 60 and 100 mile cycle…

Concurrent Beneficial (Vitamin D Production) And Hazardous (Cutaneous DNA Damage ) Of Repeated Low-Level Summer Sunlight Exposure

By Dr Christian Aldridge I recently came across this article published in the British Journal Dermatology (BJD) this January 2017. This is an interesting experimental study which set out to demonstrate the…

Immuno-oncology: A game-changer for cancer treatment?

The NewStatesman invited leading oncologists, patient groups including Melanoma UK CEO, Gillian Nuttall, and experts in public health to Westminster to discuss immune-oncology’s potential, and how this transformative technology can…

Kath’s Call For Ban On Low Protection Sun Tan Lotion

To donate to this campaign please visit Kath’s Donation Page. For a number of years, we have taken patients along to the NICE meetings when melanoma treatments are being appraised….

Melanoma Treatment Update By Dr James Larkin – January 2017

With the widespread use of drugs like pembrolizumab and the combination of ipilimumab and nivolumab to treat advanced melanoma in the UK, there is increasing interest in trying to understand…

PFA Launch ‘Paul Futcher Fund’ Skin Cancer Awareness Campaign

The Professional Footballers Association (PFA) has announced the launch of the ‘Paul Futcher Fund’ in an attempt to raise awareness of skin cancer. Following the death of the former Barnsley and…

Free Photoshoot For Melanoma Patients

We’ve teamed up with Hazel Buckley Photography to offer melanoma patients the opportunity to take part in a photo shoot in the comfort of their own home. Having spent may years working in…

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