'I got skin cancer in my 20s from too much tanning'
28 November 2012 Last updated at 06:18 GMT
More than 2,000 people die from skin cancer every year in the UK with more than 13,000 cases of malignant melanoma diagnosed across Britain every year.
Jacqui Carruthers, 33, developed malignant melanoma when she was in her 20s.
She explains how she reacted to the news and how she coped afterwards.