Weathering the Storm: Strength through Stage 4 Melanoma

Candice Mason-

The true definition of a warrior.

In this candid episode, listen as she shares how she turned her challenges into opportunity. She is an inspiration for anyone and has shown her strength through weathering the storm. 

Diagnosed with stage III melanoma in 2017, and again in 2019 with stage IV by accident.  She has endured multiple surgeries, including a double craniotomy, immunotherapy, and many side effects.

Even though she has gone through so much, she continues to live her best life now. Melanoma is serious and her involvement in skin cancer awareness shows her determination to make a difference. She has found a creative and fun way to stay sun safe through her business Desert Camo Apparel with Certified UPF50+ clothing and other sun protective products. Her first hand knowledge of the seriousness of this cancer has motivated her to save lives “One skin cell at a time”.

You can learn more about Candice on her website at and Instagram @desertcamoapparel

Listen to this important episode to hear more.

Melanoma and Skin Cancer

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** Sailing Through Life Podcast is intended to educate, inspire and support you on your personal journey and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. All content is for general informational purposes only. If you are suffering from any psychological or medical conditions, please seek help from a qualified health professional.

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Published by Lorie

Hello and welcome to Sailing Through Life! My name is Lorie. I am a 2-time melanoma cancer survivor and a sailor - in my heart and on the water. I want to be a beacon of light to others with life challenges and be an inspiration to stay positive while going through these life-altering events. Join me as I set sail on this new adventure... Sailing Through Life.

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