Jarryd Roughead reflects on 2016 melanoma treatment and speaking to people going through cancer treatment

Source: Fox Sports AU, August 2019

In May 2016, Roughead was diagnosed with a recurrence of melanoma — having previously had a melanoma removed from his lip in 2015 — which included four cancerous spots on his lungs.

The Hawthorn forward underwent new immunotherapy treatment — which had just completed testing on clinical trials — at the Peter MacCallum Centre, starting in June 2016.

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