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...

Having a skin cancer check

Last blog we wrote about what might happen if you waited too long to have a suspicious spot looked at. This week we thought we might take a different view of what happens at a skin cancer clinic – that of a patient. One of our patients, who by virtue of patient...

On waiting until after the holidays

To have a spot removed Last blog we wrote about the different kinds of melanoma that we find. Some are the usual brown ugly duckling kinds you will have seen on TV, magazines, etc. BUT…a whole host of melanomas are spot that you wouldn’t really look twice at. Until...