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11 Jun Alyssa – 11 years old

11-year-old Alyssa is a cancer survivor. It’s been just over two years since Alyssa was diagnosed with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. In 2012, a small red mole on Alyssa’s arm was the start of her journey with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Although...

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07 May Samantha Carter

This is my story… I am an oncology nurse and was initially diagnosed in 2004 while in nursing school. I went to the dermatologist for something unrelated and that's when my journey began. My initial diagnosis was Stage I on my left upper back removed with wide...

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07 May Diane Davis

I was diagnosed with stage V melanoma 5-14-79. My son turned 3 month's old on the day of my surgery 5-16-79. It was devastating news to be told that they may have to take my leg and my chance of survival wasn't good. I suggested...

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