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Health and beauty workers encouraged to help in the fight against melanoma

We recently spotted a story from America which related to a hair stylist spotting a melanoma on the scalp of one of her clients.  We believe it is vital that anyone who…

Protecting your melanoma surgery scars from sunlight

Protecting your melanoma surgery scars from sunlight Scars are essentially areas of healing skin.  A scar has only 20% of the strength of normal skin and this is why scars…

Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Diagnosed With Melanoma

By Susannah Archer “We’re really sorry, but it’s cancer” Some of the worst words, to date, that I have ever heard. It really was as bad as I could’ve imagined it…

Mark Culbert’s Liverpool Marathon

Mark has been supporting our work since he lost his beautiful sister Claire, back in 2013. Mark, his Aunty Di, and a group of friends cycled from Liverpool to Poland…

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…

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