BY Jill Spencer

My eye has watered daily for the past 30 years. I always blamed it on allergies, which I’ve had since I was a young child.

But in December 2019, something was different when I touched the corner of my eye. It was very tender and sore. This lasted about 10 days. I started to feel a very tiny bump under the skin at the corner of my right eye by my nose. 

I made an appointment with an ophthalmologist in my hometown in...

Squamous cell carcinoma survivor Jill Spencer points at the cancer strikethrough wall at the Proton Therapy Center after completing treatment