The Cost of Melanoma: Early Detection Could Save Millions of Lives

One person dies each hour from melanoma.  Incidence is rising steadily on a global scale. It is clear from the literature that melanoma leads to significant years of potential life […]

Talking to Your Children About Melanoma

Over the many years that I have served as a psycho-oncology counselor, the majority of questions I was asked had to do with the painful task of talking to children […]

July 08, 2013 | | 0 Comments

ASCO 2013: Melanoma Patients are the Pioneers for Discovery

Let me start with what I already knew before the 2013 American Society for Clinical Oncology meeting a few days ago. Although there is some recognition of patients and caregivers […]

Melanoma patients and their caregivers: Buyer Beware!

Cancer patients and their caregivers are put into a terribly vulnerable position when diagnosed with melanoma. Being in this state of anxiety, which is very normal, pushes folks to desperately […]