Raph’s story

Raph’s story

Tess McGowan-Chan was just 30 years old and five months pregnant with her first child when she received a diagnosis no expecting parent would ever want to hear. Celebrating her first wedding anniversary and excited to welcome her first child into the world, Tess...
The Brazier Boys’ Story

The Brazier Boys’ Story

The Brazier family, from the NSW Northern Tablelands, didn’t know much about melanoma until father of four Mark as diagnosed with the disease in 2015. Mark’s melanoma progressed rapidly and he passed away the following year. Not wanting to see other...
Mark & Kylie’s story

Mark & Kylie’s story

In February 2014 Emma Dunlop spotted a freckle inside her hairline that was turning pink. It was removed that day and turned out to be a melanoma. Emma quickly became one of MIA’s most loved and active community fundraisers, working tirelessly to raise funds for...
Jenny’s story

Jenny’s story

Young father David Day had his whole life ahead of him when he noticed a lump under his arm that lead to a devastating diagnosis of melanoma, at just 33 years of age. David’s wife Jenny was 38 weeks pregnant with their third baby when he was diagnosed with melanoma....