We have created a podcast series ‘Living with Melanoma’ in partnership with ITN Business.

This series is hosted by Imogen Cheese, Melanoma Focus Trustee and Founder of the Melanoma Patient Conference, and Yam Sumbwanyambe, MSD Strategy Officer and host of The Black Sherpa podcast. The podcast series aims to unpack some common myths that persist around skin cancer featuring people living with melanoma as well as melanoma professionals and experts.

This podcast series has been fully funded by MSD in the UK.

Thank you to all the wonderful people who contributed to each episode, to generate wider awareness and educate the public!

Listen to the series! 

Episode 1- Living With & Life After:

 

This episode is hosted by Imogen Cheese, Melanoma Focus Trustee, and Founder of the Melanoma Patient Conference. She is joined by melanoma patients, Willie Munro and Michelle Richardson, along with Nurse Clinician, Jackie Hodgetts. Imogen, Willie and Michelle give an honest and open account of their personal experiences of receiving a melanoma diagnosis. They touch on all different aspects, from family, finance and beyond. Jackie is on hand to provide trusted guidance and support. Listen via the link below as well as your usual podcast platforms.

Listen to Episode One

Episode 2- Skin Tone:

 

This episode is hosted by Nyambe (Yam) Sumbwanyambe, host of the Black Sherpa Podcast. Yam is joined by acral lentiginous melanoma patient, Carole Amba, along with her doctor, Professor Catherine Harwood and also Dr Suchitra Chinthapalli, both Consultant Dermatologists. They discuss awareness of melanoma in people with darker skin tones and the importance of protecting all skin tones. Listen via the link below as well as your usual podcast platforms.

Listen to Episode Two

Episode 3- Myth busting & Prevention:

 

This episode is hosted by Imogen Cheese, a melanoma patient and Founder of the Melanoma Patient Conference. She is joined by fellow melanoma patient, Leah Roach, along with Jaime Nobbs, Melanoma Clinical Nurse Specialist and CEO of Melanoma Focus, Susanna Daniels. Together they discuss the common misconceptions surrounding melanoma including tanning. They also talk about sun safety, checking your skin and bust some myths. Listen via the link below as well as your usual podcast platforms.

Listen to Episode Three