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  Today kicks off Skin Cancer Awareness month, a month dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection, and the treatment of all types of skin cancer. I had to cancel my biannual full-body check with my dermatologist in early November due to a last minute trip out of […]


This May, Please Learn From My Mistakes

May is Melanoma Awareness Month and throughout the month I’ll be posting various articles, stories, pictures, and links that relate to skin cancer prevention and early detection. Some of the articles I have planned are (Note: edited to include links): Confessions Of A Tanning Goddess That Odd Looking Spot Sure Doesn’t Look Like Melanoma What […]


2013 TKO Melanoma 5K Race Recap

This morning two of my Cruiser friends and I ran in the TKO Melanoma 5K.  This race was in memory of Theresa Kay O’Conner, a loving wife and mom who lost her battle with melanoma last fall.  This race was very near and dear to me as a melanoma survivor, and also because I lost […]

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