Valeria’s Story With Melanoma

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Valeria is a mother of three and her journey with melanoma spanned the globe and is riddled with misdiagnoses, delays, and conflicts.

Listen to her story below.

Father Ed Shares his Journey with Melanoma

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In my rural area of Southern Ontario, there is a scarcity of dermatologists / plastic surgeons, so when I became aware of a rapidly-growing, ugly-looking lesion on my left temple, I began searching for skin specialists over the internet—which is where I discovered you and your team.

Maria’s Story – Part 6

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Call it Karma. Call it Divine Intervention. Call it what you will, but on December 15th Maria’s luck kicked into hyperdrive.

Maria’s Story – Part 5

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For months she let the system control her health, but now that she knew the stakes, she decided to take control of her health.

Maria’s Story – Part 3


A small sore appeared on the bump. It was dry and featured a crusty gap in the middle. Slowly, alarm bells began to ring.

Maria’s Story – Part 1


The origin story of any skin cancer diagnosis typically begins like this:

“Hmph. I wonder what that is?” and is usually followed by “Do you think I should get it checked out?”

SPF Minute #19 – How the UV Index is calculated

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A 2017 research paper published in the National Centre for Biotechnology Information suggests there is a skin cancer epidemic emerging amongst the elderly. Make sure to get your skin cancer screening today.