“You just don’t know how to feel about it.” Caitlin, who was featured in one of our earlier blog posts, was diagnosed with melanoma at 25 years old, and since then has encountered just how... Read More
When we first started the series “My Spots Tell a Story” in January we never anticipated how much it would evolve in just a few months. The love, support, and overall willingness of individuals to... Read More
What was thought to be a 10 minute phone conversation quickly turned into an hour. What was thought to be set questions with expected answers turned into fluid conversations about something greater than melanoma itself.... Read More
For many of us, heroes do not exist in fairy tales or behind TV screens. These patrons live among us, wearing white medical capes and carrying stethoscopic “weapons of cure destruction.” While doctors, for the... Read More
After her third melanoma diagnosis, Tracy Callahan couldn't sit still any longer. Inspired by the nickname "Polka Dot Mama," given to her by her two boys, she started this blog and began to network with survivors and skin cancer organizations across the country.