Author: Taylor Tomko

Cando, Saskatchewan I was born with a black mole on my right heel that started to change and was diagnosed as cancerous, so I had surgery in 2002 to have it removed. In 2008 it came back and was removed again. Then in 2013 it came...

Prince Albert, Saskatchewan In the Summer of 2013, I nicked a mole on my right calf while shaving; It bled a bit, but I didn’t think anything of it. I have always been covered head to toe in freckles and moles, and I had suntanned when...

 Millville, PA At age 25, my life turned around quickly. I had recently had a baby in March 2016, and everything was going great and I was adjusting to my new lifestyle. I also accepted a new job in the medical field, which included scheduling appointments....

We are pleased to report the success of the Patient Leader Education Summit hosted by the Immuno-Oncology Network for Patient Organizations, from March 31st-April 1st, 2017! The Immuno-Oncology Network for Patient Organizations was an idea borne by the  Save Your Skin Foundation to facilitate the...

  Toronto, ON Just before the summer of 2015, I noticed a dark mole on my left calf. At first, I thought that something was stuck to my leg and tried to remove it in the shower. However, I realized it was actually a mole. I was almost...

Montreal, QC I am 52 years old and I have had a lot of luck; having not met the right people at the right time, I would not be alive to tell you my story. I am proud to say that I have survived two recurrences of...

Kamloops, B.C. In 2009, I had a mole removed from my back with a wide excision surgery. Though the mole was cancerous, it had been removed completely, so I stopped thinking about it. I was out hiking in May 2015, when I began to feel surprisingly short...

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