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  Abbotsford, B.C. Early Signs My story began sometime during the summer of 2017.  I had been experiencing lower back pain for a few months that nothing seem to relieve, but could, like anyone in their mid-forties, be attributed to any number of things.  Then, one Friday...

St. Albert, AB In June 2016 I went to get a mole on right shoulder checked, as it had been rubbing on my sports bra and was becoming irritating. I was a newly certified fitness instructor, and I was on top of the world. The same day...

Toronto, ON In February 1981, a Clark's level II-III malignant melanoma was discovered on my right knee, which was excised widely. In August 1985, I noticed a small nodule just above the primary site. It was excised and was positive for malignant melanoma. In July 1986,...

Lantzville, B.C. In August 2015, I was diagnosed with stage 3B melanoma, which had manifested in my chest bone. I had two surgeries to remove the tumour along with eighteen lymph nodes, followed by twenty consecutive weekdays of Interferon. Yet, by January 2016 the melanoma had...

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....

  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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