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 up she said that she learned that middle-aged, fair-skinned Caucasian women were at high risk for skin cancer, so to find herself being diagnosed with stage 3 melanoma at such a young age, was a real eye opener for her.  Jaqueline is now a very keen melanoma advocate and speaks publicly, sharing her knowledge, particularly with other black women, of the risks of melanoma.

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