Father Ed Shares his Journey with Melanoma

Image of Open Book melanoma

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 1: The Bump

the bump

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?”

Maria’s Story – Part 2 Coronavirus

Collateral damage from the Coronavirus

The continued lockdown forced Maria’s May 11 annual check-up to be rescheduled to July 27, approximately four months after she first noticed the bump.