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Baseball Hall of famer and Catherine Poole host webinar

PostPosted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:05 am
by Catherine Poole
MIF's president, Catherine Poole, author, survivor of melanoma will collaborate with Pro Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt Shares His “Game
Plan” for Battling Cancer

Mike Schmidt with
, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame,
is considered to be the greatest third
baseman of all time. As a professional athlete, he always felt invincible,
but in 2013 a melanoma
diagnosis threw
him a curveball that
he wasn’t prepared for.
On his way
out of town
, Schmidt noticed a lesion on his hand that he
thought he should get
checked
out. After a dermatologist gave him a full examination and biopsied a
mole on his back,
Schmidt was
diagnosed
with stage III melanoma.

Schmidt. “One way I can give back is to help
others find the support, i
nformation and tools they need to make it through this journey. I was
fortunate that my game plan came together with the support of my family and team of doctors,
but I know others may need help taking action.”
Your Cancer Game Plan
launched in January 2017 in partnership with Pro Football Hall of
Famer Jim Kelly and leading advocacy groups in the head and neck community. Now, the
program is expanding to reach those affected by melanoma. This effort is a collaboration
between Merck,

the
hour online discussion on
Thursday
,
October 19
th
at 11
am
EST
.
Visit
www.CancerCare.org/melanoma
to register.
Hope you can join.