Jonathan became a CLINUVEL Ambassador to spread his message of awareness and safety whilst he enjoys life travelling with his wife and capturing the world around him on film. We were lucky enough to talk with Jonathan and hear about the whirlwind that was the past two years.
Matt Heywood has been sharing his story about skin cancer with followers on Instagram since 2020. Just before the Coronavirus pandemic locked the world down, Matt noticed a small mole on his back. Matt didn’t want to be an inconvenience and so it wasn’t until his partner noticed that the mole had changed while he was shaving, that he made an appointment. One phone call and photo share with his GP later, Matt had been diagnosed with melanoma.
Dr Erica Harris has been sharing her story of cancer, transplants, single motherhood, and a new-found lease of life after receiving just sixty days to live.
“My happiness today, depends on my ability to create experiences and memories in the way I dream of – tomorrow, next week, next month and for the rest of my life. In order to do this, I need my health.”
“When I was diagnosed with skin cancer last year, I felt like I just wanted to hide inside forever. But I have a life to live… So, I still go outside, I just cover up and pay attention to how long I’m out in the sun.”
“A mole smaller than a five pence piece to Stage 3 melanoma of the lymph glands. The highs and lows as your life holds in the balance of test results and diagnosis… I waited too long to get seen.”
“As a fulltime sailor, I am aware of the impact light has on my skin. I am super excited to share more information with you and to raise awareness about it!”
“The sun, its angle, and direction, matter a lot for my safety when I jump off a mountain… As a full-time wingsuit base-jumper, I end up being rather light obsessed!”
“Light is my energy, it is my fuel… I spend every day outside doing extreme sports and I need to be very cautious. Understand the full impact of light exposure on your skin and how to protect yourself.”