My melanoma is serious. What questions should I ask

My melanoma is serious. What questions should I ask

While all melanoma is serious, the majority of it can be treated simply by surgically removing the offending spot. But every now and again, a patient might be diagnosed with a serious invasive melanoma cancer for which the treatment is likely to be considerably more...

Coping with the emotions of your melanoma diagnosis Part 2

5 ways to get through your melanoma diagnosis Last post was about feelings you might experience after receiving your melanoma diagnosis. This post looks at what you can do to better deal with the emotions your melanoma diagnosis might bring about. 1. Allow yourself to...
Coping with the emotions of a melanoma diagnosis Part 1

Coping with the emotions of a melanoma diagnosis Part 1

A little while ago, we wrote a blog on what happens next after you’ve been diagnosed with melanoma. But it was very much written from a medical process perspective. And whilst it’s important to understand the process, we didn’t address coping with the emotions of a...

What teens need to know about tanning and sun protection

“Tall and tan and young and lovely The girl from Ipanema goes walking and When she passes, each one she passes goes “ah”…” Yes, they’re the opening words from the immensely popular 60’s hit, The girl from Ipanema. And although everything 60s-70’s is...