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Lymphoedema

We are often asked for information on lymphoedema:  what is it, what causes it, can it be avoided, what is the best way to deal with it, can it be…

The latest information on sunbed safety. By Sandra Phinbow

When we see pictures like this on twitter,  accompanied with the comment “How can a sunbed burn me so bad #cantmove #pain #sohot”, we often feel a sense of despair. …

Melanoma in black people

The last thing that Jaqueline expected at 21, was to be diagnosed with melanoma.  As a black woman, she simply did not think it could happen to her.   Growing…

Good advice! Sunscreen, every day.

An interesting article to come out of Australia. http://www.bodyandsoul.com.au/health/health-news/daily-sunscreen-application-would-slash-melanoma-rates-according-to-scientists/news-story/057bcd251b56fc68af9dd2d8dc35fc07      

The holiday gift 2018

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For a number of years, a very kind patient has provided a holiday fund for patients and families.   The same supporter has contacted us recently and offered to do…

Piers Morgan speaks to our Founder

In November 2016, our CEO and founder Gill Nuttall happened to be watching a programme on serial killers….. (well, we all relax in different ways!)   The presenter of the…

Wide margin excision in melanoma.

We are very fortunate to have a number of highly qualified doctors, nurses and specialists to whom we can reach out to on behalf of patients and families.   We recently…

Melanoma UK CEO saves the skin of Piers Morgan

Following the launch of the patient registry during which Piers Morgan tweeted about the importance of melanoma patients joining the registry, he appeared in a TV programme, Serial Killers.  It…

Christmas message to the Melanomamates by Rollo Hawkins

This was written by Rollo a year ago and read to the accompanying tune of the 5 days of Christmas 2016 Christmas Message to Melanomamates On the first day of…

Twas the night before Christmas 2016 by Rollo Hawkins

Another glimpse into the poetic mind of Rollo Hawkins.  We are grateful to him for sharing his work with us. Twas the night before Christmas 2016 – Melanomamates ‘Twas two…

The scan by Rollo Hawkins

Rollo Hawkins is a stage 4 melanoma patient.  He has kindly shared his story with us together with some of his wonderful poetry. The Scan Time slows down as the…

I will be healthy. By Rollo Hawkins

We have the privilege of bringing more of Rollo’s poetry to our supporters, other patients and families. I am still here. My heart beats harder than before Thumping a cadence…

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