Patient Blogs

Emma's Challenge
05 Jan 2017

Emma's Challenge

Keen bushwalker Emma Dunlop may look like a typical 31-year-old, but she's facing the battle of her life - advanced melanoma.

Not every melanoma is black
01 Sep 2016

Not every melanoma is black

Amanda never imagined the small pink mark on her arm was anything to be concerned about as it didn't look like a typical melanoma. But she was wrong.

Dealing with grief and loss
03 Aug 2016

Dealing with grief and loss

After losing her husband to melanoma, Ann shares with us how she has coped with this great loss and survived the first year without her family’s guiding light.

Where are they now...
03 Jun 2016

Where are they now...

Four melanoma survivors who shared their stories with us three years ago have checked in to give us an update about how they are going.

"What's that mark on your arm?"
16 Apr 2016

"What's that mark on your arm?"

A keen eye from his GP may have just saved Tony's life, and has set him on a mission to encourage other's to get their skin checked.

Blindsided by melanoma
04 Mar 2016

Blindsided by melanoma

Kelly was diagnosed with Stage IV melanoma after she found a lump in her leg. She never knew where the primary melanoma was located. 

Making a Difference
23 Feb 2016

Making a Difference

Faced with a terminal melanoma diagnosis, Kathy turned her life around and is now passionate about supporting melanoma research to help all patients battling with melanoma.

Our Fight for Sarah
17 Feb 2016

Our Fight for Sarah

Kelly remembers her beautiful sister, Sarah, who lost her 17-month battle with melanoma after a "beauty spot" spread rapidly.

A Mother's Melanoma
12 Feb 2016

A Mother's Melanoma

34-year old mum, Vanessa, is on a mission to save a life by raising awareness of melanoma.

Marching for my Husband
09 Feb 2016

Marching for my Husband

Lorraine's husband is fighting stage IV melanoma. And she's determined to be a voice for melanoma in her rural community.