‘No tan is worth it’: young melanoma survivor’s sun safe message

Source: The Examiner, September 2020

Launceston resident Kate von Stieglitz thought she was too young to be diagnosed with melanoma at 23 – but she was wrong.

After observing a suspicious-looking spot on her left quad, Ms von Stieglitz, now 24, went to two separate doctors who told her it was nothing to be concerned about.

However, after the spot became more prominent, she decided to seek a third opinion, booking an appointment with a specialist.

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