Melanoma Stories

Personal Stories and Tributes

Many have shared their personal stories to help bring awareness to this disease and offer support and encouragement to others going through similar challenges.

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$10,000 Matching Funds Disbursed to Research

May 20 2010

Volley for the Cure raises $5,000 for Jack’s Fund. Jack’s Fund matches donations and presents check for $10,000 to the research efforts…

WHY WE RUN: LINDSAY ROGERS DATEMA

Oct 01 2015

I will be running my first marathon in memory of my best friend, Lindsay Rogers Datema. Lindsay lost her battle with melanoma on…

JULIA’S STORY

Dec 06 2011

Julia’s Story … As a young girl, I always imagined 16 as the perfect age. It’s the year teenagers earn their driver’s…

2013 5k and Marathon Wrap Up and Holiday Wishes

Dec 01 2013

Attached is the 2013 5k and Marathon Wrap Up and Holiday Wishes Newsletter

THIS RUN’S FOR JACK – FROM A PHYSICIAN’S PERSPECTIVE

Jan 05 2009

This run’s for Jack represents the “cheerleaders headquarter” for me. It is the breeding ground for spirit and hope. Not just for the patients,…

Why We Run – NYC 2014

Oct 31 2014

2014 JACK’S MARATHON TEAM – NYC Two members from our New York marathon team share their stories.     Jody Ziebarth (JMT-NYC)…

Why We Run JMT2014

Oct 14 2014

JACK’S MARATHON TEAM 2014 Chicago Marathon Sara Baldocchi: Jack’s Team Alumni. Making a difference in the fight against this incredibly tough cancer…