Patient Stories

Nick's Story
21 Apr 2016

Nick's Story

Nick's 16-year battle with melanoma has been made possible thanks to his family being by his side.

"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.

Seeing the World in a New Way
08 Feb 2016

Seeing the World in a New Way

At only 13 years old, Megghan was diagnosed with a very rare form of melanoma that has shaped the way she sees the world.

Grant's Story
11 Jan 2016

Grant's Story

Family support and exceptional care at MIA has made the world of difference to Grant through his stage IV melanoma diagnosis.

A Mother's Journey
18 Mar 2015

A Mother's Journey

Nothing prepares you for a melanoma diagnosis on your 14 year old daughter.