Townsville’s First Ever Twilight Melanoma March

Source: Townsville Bulletin, February 2018

She will next month join Townsville’s first ever twilight Melanoma March in honour of her mother, Gina Sellen, who lost her battle against the deadly cancer in 2016.

Ms Smith, 29, will join the charity fundraiser on March 10, marching at Jezzine Barracks to raise money for research.

“Until my mum was diagnosed with it, I didn’t know what a melanoma was, let alone what it was capable of doing,” she said. “It is very aggressive. I’d never had a skin check before my mum told me she had stage four melanoma and I better get checked because it can run in the family.”

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