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Comment from: hazel, 7-12 Female (Patient) Published: December 12

I was diagnosed two years ago with melanoma beside my ear. I had surgery to remove it.

Comment from: skin cancer, 19-24 Male (Caregiver) Published: October 09

I wish we could get young people to realize how dangerous all the sunbathing is, whether indoor or outdoor. I wish I had known the statistic for fair-skinned people when I was younger and lying in a tanning bed. I try to talk to people about the dangers, but much like I was, they are more interested in their appearance for now than what is a possibility for their future.

Comment from: snowdinmn, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 15

II have a scar on my right cheek from a large mole removed when I was three years old. It was itchy and the bumpy red part bled when scratched. Turns out it was Basal Cell Carcinoma.

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