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‘I found out I had a deadly melanoma at 38 weeks pregnant’

CLAIR Helmrich noticed a spot on her left cheek that looked innocent enough…

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Miss Illinois USA 2018 proves melanoma possible in a fingernail

Karolina Jasko was a high school senior when a nail salon worker pointed out the black vertical line on her right thumbnail.

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PBS push for stage-three melanoma drug

After witnessing family members succumb to cancer, Melbourne man Peter Gourlay was determined to do whatever it took to fight his own battle.

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Melanoma patient's crusade to get more Australians using sun umbrellas

Damien MacRae would rather blend in with the crowd, but these days, with a large blue-and-silver umbrella over his head in sunny weather, he attracts plenty of stares.

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