This week my husband was diagnosed with malignant melanoma (skin cancer). He’s had this spot on his neck for as long as we’ve been married, but in recent years – it started to change.
I told him to have it looked at; he didn’t. It had all the classic melanoma indicators. Recently, it started to bleed. I put my foot down and insisted he was going to the doctor. So glad I did! Our family doctor took one look and agreed it looks like a melanoma and insisted he remove it right then and there. Which he did.
Less than a week later, our doctor’s office calls and wants us to come in that day, they had his pathology results. I knew it wasn’t good news. [Read more...]