As a melanoma survivor, I know how important it is to find the right
dermatologist. After all, I've spent my fair share of time doing just
that. My husband is in the Army, and we move often. Each time, I have
to find a new dermatologist. It is one of the most stressful parts of
moving around for me. It takes a while to build mutual trust.
But I've been fortunate to find some really great dermatologists who listen to my concerns...
Pregnancy can do some crazy things to your, well ... everything! In my case, with both my first and now second pregnancies, my skin has broken...
When I was undergoing melanoma treatment, I encountered a lot of
people who struggled to find the right words to say to me.
I get it: it's awkward. But the things you say can have a big impact on cancer patients. Some things may do more harm than good. This includes things like "My cousin's friend's nephew's aunt had that same kind of cancer. She died." Ditto for "Have your tried eating kale? I heard that gets...