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Supporting The PEACE Project With Our £10,000 Donation

Despite the major advances in the treatment of metastatic melanoma in recent years, it continues to claim over 2000 lives in the UK every year. The majority of patients still…

How To Check Your Lymph Glands

In the first video of a two part series for melanoma awareness month, Dr Christian Aldridge explains how to check your lymph glands. Dr Aldridge is the Chair of the All…

How To Check Your Skin Between Appointments

As part of melanoma awareness month, in part two of the series, Dr Christian Aldridge explains how to check your skin between appointments. It is recommended that you check your skin,…

Kettlemania Comes To Rochdale To Fight Skin Cancer

A weekend packed with kettlebells and fundraising is set to hit Rochdale on Saturday 20th May. Kettlemania, organised by gym, Forever Strong, will raise money for national skin cancer support…

Skin cancer risks highlighted by health officials

Public Health officials in Liverpool are highlighting the risks of skin cancer on World Melanoma Day (Monday 8 May). Over the last 25 years, rates of malignant melanoma in Britain…

Forever Strong Hit The Ground Running With The Muddy Maniacs

The Forever Strong Melanoma UK team hit the ground running at weekend when they completed the first of their many scheduled challenges in 2017. Gary Rothwell, owner of the Forever…

Formby Hall Golf Club’s Skin Cancer Drive

Formby Hall Golf Club (FHGC) has officially announced Melanoma UK, the UK’s leading skin cancer support group, as their charity partner for 2017/18. Incoming Club Captain Alan Wix and Lady…

Running For Paul – Thomas Takes On The London Marathon

Thomas Christensen will take on this year’s London Marathon in memory of his friends father, Paul Futcher, who lost his battle with melanoma. Speaking about their relationship, Thomas said: “Melanie Futcher…

Report: The New Melanoma Treatment Environment

Melanoma UK attended the very first meeting of the Melanoma Taskforce in 2010 initially chaired by Sian James MP. Sian set up the Taskforce in an effort to make practical…

Celebrating The Life Of Christopher Dunnett

We were recently contacted by Jenny Dunnett 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…

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