Sutherland Shire melanoma patient undergoing clinical trial for innovative treatment

Source: St George & Sutherland Shire Leader, November 2018

A Sylvania melanoma patient is taking part in groundbreaking research ahead of Skin Cancer Awareness Week (November 19-25).

Carrie Palmer, 47, noticed a lump in her knee, which turned out to be stage 3 melanoma, in October last year.

“It looked like a blood blister,” she said. “Purely for vanity reasons, coming into summer, I had it checked out. I thought it would go away but it got darker. I was never a sun worshipper, but as a child maybe more so.”

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