Archive for January 2014

Some Melanoma Survivors Still Tanning

I am one seriously pissed off cancer patient right now. I’m going in for my 5th melanoma-related surgery (if you include the stereotactic radiosurgery on the tumor in my brain) and I come across an article that says some melanoma “survivors” aren’t taking their diagnosis seriously. They’re not wearing sunscreen; they’re not taking precautions in... Read more »

Melanoma--it's NOT "just" Skin Cancer

A routine scan yesterday showed my 4th metastatic tumor.  Stinkin’ melanoma.  So I’ll be having yet another surgery to get rid of it. Here are some sobering statistics and information on melanoma that I hope will keep you from going down Melanoma Road.  Please read and share with everyone who will listen, and be persistent with those... Read more »