melanoma survivor Tag

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...

Click here to watch our new patient-led awareness video:  Surviving Melanoma Launched last week at our Giving Hope Gala in Toronto, this video portrays several melanoma survivor stories and their experiences within the community of support at Save Your Skin Foundation. This film would not have been...

Guest blog by our friend: Nigel Deacon, ocular melanoma survivor and patient advocate. Ocular melanoma Welcome to the Save Your Skin Foundation website. You are probably here because you or a loved one have been diagnosed with ocular melanoma. It is a big shock to get this...

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