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Hip hip hooray! Chris Isfeld and Shawn Bjornsson successfully completed their race: 'A Viking's Challenge’! The 30km race across frozen Lake Winnipeg took place on Saturday March 7, 2020. Chris and Shawn's adventure began when Chris was still in treatment for melanoma. He had started running...

Melanoma patient Chris Isfeld is preparing for a 30 km race in subzero temperatures across frozen Lake Winnipeg. He'll be racing his childhood friend Shawn Bjornsson to raise funds for Save Your Skin Foundation. The event, which he's calling A Vikings Challenge, will take place on...

For the past year, Save Your Skin Foundation has been working with ocular melanoma (OM) survivor and advocate Nigel Deacon, to improve OM patient care across the country. Together we created a survey and resulting report in order to gain insight into the Canadian OM...

All patients, survivors, family members, and caregivers are invited to join these informal monthly webinars to connect with other patients and survivors across Canada. Join one or all three: Thurs, February 1, 2018 Thurs, March 1, 2018 Thurs, April 5, 2018 5pm PST | 8pm EST We know the...

Meaford, ON In the spring of 2014, at 37 years old, I was diagnosed with Stage IIIB nodular melanoma. Over the course of six to eight months, a lifelong mole on my hip had grown, changed in colour, and become itchy. Being a busy working mother...

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