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Rates of skin cancer higher than we think

We are aware of the numbers in melanoma, but we have recently learned that squamous cell carcinoma is now the second most form of skin cancer.  Details taken from a…

Royal Marsden projects 2018

Recently, we received an update from Dr Larkin regarding the projects that our supporters and fundraisers have helped progress. Dr Larkin says:  “Melanoma UK funding has made an invaluable contribution…

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…

Maureen Rothery, a patient story

Another in the series of positive stories and outcomes, we asked Maureen Rothery if she would tell her story: After a lovely Christmas 2012, we eventually fell upstairs to bed….

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. …

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…

Testing for early melanoma. Is it really a breakthrough?

We are often asked by journalists to give commentary on stories that they are preparing and this weekend we received a call from a journalist working on this story. We contacted…

The melanoma patient registry update

As many melanoma patients are aware, we are working with Vitaccess and The Royal Marsden to launch a digital registry of melanoma patients. A number of patients were involved in a…

The Melanoma Patient Registry

Updated 13.1.17 We wanted to give you an update on our progress towards launch of the digital melanoma registry. Before Christmas, we submitted the study protocol (this is a detailed…

Just a few little words.

I have lost count over the last number of years, the times when I have spotted a blemish/mole on a stranger and just stopped myself short of asking them if…

Holby City’s Dr Digby diagnosed with melanoma

Next week: Look out for a special announcement from Holby actor Rob Ostlere. A number of weeks ago we received a call from the BBC, it was one of the researchers…

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