The skin cancer survivor stories of others can be just what gives you the hope, strength and peace to make decisions and overcome your battle.
In turn you can pass on your own experience with skin cancer to help others.
When you tell your own personal cancer story, you will be lifting the spirits of that someone ...somewhere in this world.
It happened to me!
I found a lot of strength and hope when I was at stage 4 squamous cell cancer, back in 1990, by reading someone’s cancer survivor story and applying it to my life.
You don't realize how important all your survivor stories are to someone.
It could be a survivor story about any type of skin cancer, at any stage from precancerous, basal cell cancer, squamous skin cancer, or any of the rare skin cancer types.
The one particular cancer survivor story I found was not even a skin cancer story, but it’s all I could find at that time.
I read about this man who told of how he was going about his alternative healing regimen (eating, lifestyle, walking), he would imagine that strong soldiers were invading his body and driving out the evil cancer cells. In the end, he won with the help of these soldiers.
I made that a part of my cancer survivor plan and it strengthens my mind.
I’ve been surviving…since 1990!
So please help someone by sharing your story!
Post your cancer survivor story here. You can have a whole page of this site of your own. Make it as long or as short as you want; the important thing is that you share your survivor story!
You’ll be sharing your skin cancer story with your family, friends or complete strangers.
They can comment back and the good returns to you.
Read My Story and Tell Us Yours because mine, by itself, is not a fit for everyone.
Do you have any other type of cancer survivor story to tell?
Yours ...Your Relatives ...Your Friends?
Stories of All Types of Cancer need to be told.
See Meghan's site about her battle with melanoma skin cancer and she now speaks out about it to others.
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All of the following stories are provided by visitors to this site who are providing hope and support. Feel free to offer yours and your comments as often as you like.
Click below to read stories from other visitors to this page...
Don't fear the chemo cream
I have had squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer. In the past six years I have had surgical removal, freezing and three Carac topical chemo treatments. …
Eight years after having a small basil/squamous cut off my left cheek, I complained to my GP that I was worried about similarly affected parts of my face. …
Skin cancer remedy that worked now unable to find.
About 10 years ago I read an article by Dr. David Williams in his newsletter. He related how he had trekked the outback of Australia and came across …
Day 5 after surgery
Well, I turned 57 on February 22, 2012. Blonde hair, blue eyes and light complected. Slim and fit, and yes I always tried to have some sun, a tan. Looked …
scared to death!!!!!!!!!!
About 2 and a half years ago I had a little skin colored thing pop up on my nose. I went to the dermatologist and she said I had a clogged pore, like …
MELANOMA : “NO BIG DEAL ” IT JUST SKIN CANCER !
MELANOMA : “NO BIG DEAL ” IT JUST SKIN CANCER ! Hi! My name is Nick and I’m 56 yrs. old and this is part of my story. Let me tell you, I was …
Our Cancer Stories are so similar, mine and Garys!
Hello, My story is not a Skin cancer story; it is a Tonsil cancer story. I was diagnosed in November of 09 with Squamous Cell Tonsil cancer, …
How many more?
I remember being 20 ,25 , 30 even 35 thinking as I was laying out in the sun I'm gonna pay some day when I get old. Well at 40 I had Breast cancer and …
Basal Cell Cancer
The year was 2000 and I was at my dermatologist to have a spot on my forehead checked. I have had several basal cell skin cancers removed before and …
malignant melanoma stage 3 penile cancer Not rated yet
In 2009 I noticed a small red blotch on the glans of my penis and thought it was just a spot,but it started to turn into a lump and I started to get concerned …
I thought I was to young for skin cancer!! Not rated yet
It's been two weeks since my surgery.. Things happened so fast, that I really didn't have the time to think about anything. I was in shock, and some …
Scared to death again.. Not rated yet
I wrote a story recently about a cancer I had on my nose. Because of the severity of it I had to have half of it removed. I thought the nightmare …
My Squamous Cell Carcinoma Experience Not rated yet
I had a growth on my finger that pretty much covered the entire knuckle area. About ten years ago, I went to a dermatologist and he essentially burned …
From Tanning Beds to Melanoma and now Speaking Out Not rated yet
I hated my red hair and fair skin when I was a teenage, but I mostly hated the fact that all my friends always came back from summer vacation with …
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"MELANOMA : “NO BIG DEAL ” IT'S JUST SKIN CANCER!
Hi! My name is Nick and I’m 56 yrs. old and this is part of my story. Let me tell you, I was like a lot of people out there and I had no idea that skin cancer was anything bad. I had Basal cell back in 2007, but that was no big deal and it was removed and that was the end of that. No one told me that it was a type of skin cancer (I looked it up on my computer). But still no big deal, it would not kill me.
But I did know the word "Melanoma"....." --by Nick
Scared to Death!!! - by Shelly
Our Cancer Stories are so similar, mine and Gary's! - by Valerie
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