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09/06/2022

Survivor Spotlight: Erich & Jenn Djordjevic

By Mara Klecker Erich Djordjevic wasn’t feeling well in the fall of 2021. When he and his wife, Jenn, started…
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07/12/2022

Parenting While Living With Melanoma

by Mara Klecker It’s natural and common to worry about how a parent’s cancer diagnosis and treatment is going to…
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05/24/2022

International Advocate Spotlight: Claudia Piazza Cidonio

by Mara Klecker Most of Claudia Piazza Cidonio’s family studied medicine and went on to become doctors – something she…
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03/21/2022

Life After Loss: Lisa Huntley’s Life Has Come Full Circle

by Mara Klecker Lisa Huntley remembers walking out of the hospital without her husband, Grant, in 1994 and thinking to…
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01/26/2022

Walking to Conquer Melanoma: Mike’s Miracle Workers

By Mara Klecker Even when the pandemic forced the KDB Melanoma 5k Walk/Run to go virtual in 2020, Mike’s Miracle…
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Philanthropy
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12/07/2021

In One Woman’s Memory, a Tradition Helps Create a Community of Support

  by Mara Klecker The idea for a walk to raise funds and awareness for melanoma came to Tricia Edwards…
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09/24/2021

Making the Cut For Melanoma: A Mom’s Motivation

  By Mara Klecker As a social service director working in long-term care, Traci Cunningham made a promise to her…
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05/12/2021

A Melanoma Story of Sisters, Love, and Healing

By Vallerie A. Malkin In her mind and heart, Alice Klunck’s sister will always be a teenager. Alice was just…
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04/30/2021

Hiking the Appalachian Trail for Gillen

By Mara Klecker Sometimes, all Tim Geary can think about as he’s hiking the Appalachian Trail is making it over…
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Friends, Family, & Caregivers
Philanthropy
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04/30/2021

Spinning For Melanoma

By Alicia Rowell, Vice President In 2010, Valerie Guild and Susan Steel were introduced. They were two determined women who…
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Friends, Family, & Caregivers
Philanthropy
09/06/2022

Survivor Spotlight: Erich & Jenn Djordjevic

By Mara Klecker Erich Djordjevic wasn’t feeling well in the fall of 2021. When he and his wife, Jenn, started…
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07/12/2022

Parenting While Living With Melanoma

by Mara Klecker It’s natural and common to worry about how a parent’s cancer diagnosis and treatment is going to…
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Friends, Family, & Caregivers
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Survivor Stories
05/24/2022

International Advocate Spotlight: Claudia Piazza Cidonio

by Mara Klecker Most of Claudia Piazza Cidonio’s family studied medicine and went on to become doctors – something she…
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Friends, Family, & Caregivers
03/21/2022

Life After Loss: Lisa Huntley’s Life Has Come Full Circle

by Mara Klecker Lisa Huntley remembers walking out of the hospital without her husband, Grant, in 1994 and thinking to…
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Friends, Family, & Caregivers
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Philanthropy
01/26/2022

Walking to Conquer Melanoma: Mike’s Miracle Workers

By Mara Klecker Even when the pandemic forced the KDB Melanoma 5k Walk/Run to go virtual in 2020, Mike’s Miracle…
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Friends, Family, & Caregivers
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Philanthropy
12/07/2021

In One Woman’s Memory, a Tradition Helps Create a Community of Support

  by Mara Klecker The idea for a walk to raise funds and awareness for melanoma came to Tricia Edwards…
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Friends, Family, & Caregivers
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Philanthropy
09/24/2021

Making the Cut For Melanoma: A Mom’s Motivation

  By Mara Klecker As a social service director working in long-term care, Traci Cunningham made a promise to her…
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Friends, Family, & Caregivers
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Philanthropy
05/12/2021

A Melanoma Story of Sisters, Love, and Healing

By Vallerie A. Malkin In her mind and heart, Alice Klunck’s sister will always be a teenager. Alice was just…
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Blog - Melanoma360
 | 
Friends, Family, & Caregivers
04/30/2021

Hiking the Appalachian Trail for Gillen

By Mara Klecker Sometimes, all Tim Geary can think about as he’s hiking the Appalachian Trail is making it over…
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Blog - Melanoma360
 | 
Friends, Family, & Caregivers
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Philanthropy
04/30/2021

Spinning For Melanoma

By Alicia Rowell, Vice President In 2010, Valerie Guild and Susan Steel were introduced. They were two determined women who…
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Blog - Melanoma360
 | 
Friends, Family, & Caregivers
 | 
Philanthropy