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Many have shared their personal stories about skin cancer to help bring awareness to this disease and offer support and encouragement to others going through similar challenges. Read their stories below.

Featured stories


 
Donna Regen
  Brittany Cicala
Relationship to skin cancer:
I lost a loved one to skin cancer.
  Relationship to skin cancer:
I am a survivor.
Type of skin cancer: Melanoma
  Type of skin cancer: Melanoma

Personal stories

 Name Relationship to skin cancer
Type of skin cancer
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Kelly Kinard
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage III

Mark Williams
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage IV

Misty Gauthier
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage II
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Richard Clark
I am a survivor.
Squamous cell
carcinoma

Dawn Nichols
I am a survivor.
Squamous cell
carcinoma
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Subrena Parker
I am fighting BCCNS.
Basal cell
carcinoma
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Megan Wood
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer.
Melanoma - stage IV

Colleen Plowman
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I

Heather Trumpour
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I
 
Carol Champagne
I am a survivor.
Basal cell
carcinoma
 
Courtney Hodacs
I am a survivor.
Basal cell
carcinoma
 
Kevin Lankes
I am a survivor. Melanoma - stage III

Barbara Baker
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer.
Melanoma - stage IV

Crystal Gill
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage II

Millie Reeves
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage II

Devon Harper
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I

Kim Rees
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage II

Milan Kesic
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage III

Karen Velasquez
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage IV

Brittany Jackson
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer.
Nodular melanoma -
stage IV

Sherry
Hubbard-Bednasz
I am a survivor.
Basal cell
carcinoma

Donna Roye
I am a survivor.
Squamous cell
carcinoma

Julia McDougell
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage IV

Lisa Sosebee
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I

Diane McAnally
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I

Doreen Buckel
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer.
 Melanoma - stage IV


Erica Andres

 I am a survivor.
Squamous cell
carcinoma 

Beth Veltrop
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer.
Melanoma - stage IV

Melissa Finkbeiner
I am a survivor.  Melanoma - stage I

Bob Heffernan
I am a survivor.  Melanoma - stage IV

Kristine Gibson
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer. 
Melanoma - stage II

Grace Guckin
 I am a survivor. Melanoma - stage III 

Elise Hilton
I am battling
skin cancer.
 
Melanoma - stage III 

Ben Strumeier
 I am a survivor. Melanoma - stage I 

Tammy Martin
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer. 
Melanoma - stage IV
 

Kate Maloney
I am a survivor.  Melanoma - stage I

Tim Toms
I am a survivor. Basal cell carcinoma 

Shauna Sherboneau
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer.
Melanoma - stage III
 


Claire McFarlane

I am a survivor. Melanoma in situ

Kate Eckman
I am a survivor.
Basal cell carcinoma 

Summer Moon
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I
 
Christina Iannaccone
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage III

Annie Appleby
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage III

Mary Jayne
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer.
Melanoma - stage III

Nancy Bowen
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I

Amy Ohm
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage II

Christina Parker
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage III

Amber Mueller
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage II

Marie Hambrick
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I

The views expressed within the stories featured do not necessarily reflect those of the American Academy of Dermatology or its affiliates.

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Personal stories

 Name Relationship to skin cancer
Type of skin cancer
 
Carrie Foster
I am a survivor.  Melanoma - stage II 
 
Barbara Greenan
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer. 
Melanoma - stage IV 
 
Lee Smith
I am a survivor.  Basal cell carcinoma 

Cathy Key
I lost a loved one
to skin cancer.
Melanoma - stage IV

Irene Rezbanyay
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I

Nicalaine Brown
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I

Nathan Calhoun
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage IV

Jennifer Martin
I have a loved one who has/had skin cancer.
Melanoma - stage IV

Lani Snider
I have a loved one who has/had skin cancer.
Melanoma - stage I

The views expressed within the stories featured do not necessarily reflect those of the American Academy of Dermatology or its affiliates.

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Personal stories

 Name Relationship to skin cancer
Type of skin cancer
 
Summer Kramer
I am a survivor.  Melanoma in situ 
 
Mike Walsh
I am a survivor.  Melanoma - stage II 
 
Ellen Radak
I am a survivor Melanoma - stage I 

Teresa Kidd
I am a survivor.
Squamous cell carcinoma

Dennis Gerst
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage III

Kristi Zuhlke
I have a loved one who has/had skin cancer.
Melanoma - stage II

Kirissa Leonard
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I

Pam Roach
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage III

Melissa Collins
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage I

Toni Moore
I am a survivor
Melanoma - stage I

The views expressed within the stories featured do not necessarily reflect those of the American Academy of Dermatology or its affiliates.

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Personal stories

 Name Relationship to skin cancer
Type of skin cancer

Brittany Arthur
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage III

Margie Gunn
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage II

Meghan Rothschild
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage II

Susan Drinker
I am a survivor.
Melanoma - stage III

The views expressed within the stories featured do not necessarily reflect those of the American Academy of Dermatology or its affiliates. 

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