Personal stories

Many have shared their personal stories about skin cancer to help bring awareness to this disease and offer support and encouragement to others going through similar challenges. Read their stories below.

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Ellen Marmur, MD
Relationship to skin cancer:
I am a survivor.
Type of skin cancer:
Basal cell carcinoma

 

Brittany Cicala
Relationship to skin cancer:
I am a survivor.
Type of skin cancer:
Melanoma



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Abbe Weinerman

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma, Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Amber Mueller

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Amy Ohm

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Anne Westlund

Type: Melanoma - Stage I, Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Annie Appleby

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Ashley Casper

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Ashley Michulka

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Barbara Baker

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Becky Johnson

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Beth Veltrop

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Brenda Farley

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Brendle Howard

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Brian Bourke

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Brittany Arthur

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Brittany Cicala

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Brittany Jackson

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Caitlin Woods

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Carol Champagne

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Carol Schmidt

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Carrie Foster

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Charles Vanderzee

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Christina Parker

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Claire McFarlane

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Cliff Gunter

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Colleen Plowman

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Courtney Hodacs

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Crystal Gill

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Daniel Rafferty

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Danielle Gregory

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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David Komatz

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Dawn Nichols

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma, Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Debbie Mulqueen

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Desi Stout

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Devon Harper

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Diana Gudeman

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Diane McAnally

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Donna Regen

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Donna Roye

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Doreen Buckel

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Doty Henderson

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor, I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Dr. Kathleen M. Welsh and Dr. Bill Plautz

Type: Other
Relationship: Other

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Dulce Michell

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Edward Hogan

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Edward Leighton

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Elexis DeLair

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I have a loved one who has/had skin cancer

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Ellen Marmur, MD

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Emily Tandy

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Gabriel Kauper

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Gerald Berger

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Grace Guckin

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Heather Trumpour

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Irene Rezbanyay

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Jamy Gilinsky

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Jeanie Riddell

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Jen Fulgham

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Jenelle DeVries

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Jennifer Dufresne

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Jennifer Kowatch

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Jennifer Martin

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I have a loved one who has/had skin cancer

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Jessica Heissenbuttel

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Jodie Walburn

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I have a loved one who has/had skin cancer

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Julia McDougell

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kandi Dawson

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Karen Velasquez

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kate Eckman

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kelli Martucci

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kelly Kinard

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kevin Lankes

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kevin McNamara

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kim Hamrick

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Kim Rees

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kimberlee Babcock

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kirissa Leonard

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kristin Brett

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kristin Runyon

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Kristine Gibson

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Lauren Beloff

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Lauren Emerson

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Laurie Finnegan

Type: Melanoma - Stage I, Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I have a loved one who has/had skin cancer

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Lee Smith

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Lesley Robbins

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Lisa Pace

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Lisa Sosebee

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Lisa Yuengling

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Lorrene Buckley

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I have a loved one who has/had skin cancer

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Mandy Qualls

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Margie Gunn

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Maria Donohue

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Marisha Dotson

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Mark Williams

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Mary Benesh-Zoeller

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Megan Sullivan

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Megan Wood

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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Mel How

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Melissa Collins

Type: Melanoma - Stage I, Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Melissa Finkbeiner

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Melissa Firth

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Michelle Boudreaux

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Michelle Jones

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Michelle Padgett

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Mike Speck

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Mike Walsh

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Milan Kesic

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Millie Reeves

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma, Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Misty Gauthier

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Monica Laughely

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Nathan Calhoun

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Norma Gainers

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Pam Roach

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Patricia Kuchler

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Paula Berge

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Richard Clark

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Sandra Saias

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Sara Langill

Type: Melanoma - Stage IV
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Sarah Renema

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I have a loved one who has/had skin cancer

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Sheila Schnauzies

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Sheri Anderson

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Shirley Yates

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Stella Tafoya

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Steven Sizemore

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Sue McDaniel

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Summer Kramer

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Summer Moon

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Susan LaDuke

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Suzanne Travis

Type: Squamous cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Syd Rosenberg

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Tatiana Thomas

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Tim Toms

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Timothy Durand

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Tina Reed

Type: Melanoma - Stage I, Squamous cell carcinoma, Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Tom Koutsoumpas

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Toni Moore

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Tory Potter

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Tracy Callahan

Type: Melanoma - Stage I
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Vanessa Latimer

Type: Melanoma - Stage II
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Vicki Flowers

Type: Melanoma - Stage III
Relationship: I lost a loved one to skin cancer

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William Taylor

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor

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Yetta Lynn

Type: Basal cell carcinoma
Relationship: I am a skin cancer survivor