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Stuart Brown. Life.

We met Stuart recently, after one of his work mates completed an amazing fundraising event with him in mind.  Stuart has very kindly agreed to share with us with an…

Sunscreen and melanoma – Dr Christian Aldridge.

Since the beginning of summer and following a few weeks of sunshine, we have received several emails and messages regarding an article that claims to ‘show’   that ‘malignant melanoma and…

Climbing Kilimanjaro for Melanoma UK

In March 2018, Georgina Spikings and her father took on the biggest challenge of their lives.  They climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania – a staggering 5895m tall (that’s 1403 double…

Tina’s fundraiser

Tina Manning is well known to the team at Melanoma UK.  Not only is she a great advocate of our work, one of the original subscribers to our Melanoma Patient…

The Manchester Marathon – Rebecca Clamp

Rebecca tells us her story: This April I fulfilled a life time ambition and completed my very first marathon. My motivation for doing it had been strongly influenced by a…

Georgina’s story. Cancer waits for no one.

Georgina has very kindly shared her story with us during Melanoma awareness month. I would really like to share my story with others to raise awareness of melanoma and encourage…

Louise Williams – My melanoma journey

May is Melanoma awareness month and we have been asking for your stories.  Here is another very poignant story from Louise Williams. Back in June 2016 when the weather improved…

Men and melanoma

We heard some interesting information recently:  a patient contacted us to ask if it was correct that men’s melanoma progresses worse than women.  When asked questions like this, we turn…

Carl Horrobin’s story

Today, Carl Horrobin shares his story with us: I first became concerned about a mole on my left elbow in August 2014. I had always had a large freckle there…

Update on Recent Trials in Sentinel Node Biopsy by Myles Smith

Latest update from one of our advisors, Myles Smith.  Myles is a Consultant General Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist at the Royal Marsden.  He provides regular updates for us. Multicenter Selective…

Jon Herron 25.04.78

Today would have been Jon’s 40th birthday.  He was a wonderful son, brother, grandson, nephew and a very dear friend.   When we found out that Jon was not going…

It’s not ‘just’ skin cancer. Louise Chugg’s story

Another very brave lady, Louise Chugg, tells us her story :  and the message of ‘it’s not just skin cancer’  rings true, yet again.  Thank you Louise, for sharing your…

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