As temperatures hit unprecedented ranges this week, Asda worker Dom shared his story within the hope it might warn folks in regards to the risks of pores and skin most cancers and what to look out for. He has since been praised by his colleagues and members of the general public for spreading consciousness of the illness, Manchester Evening News experiences.

Asda wrote: “With the heatwave bringing blue skies and record temperatures across the country our colleague Dom is getting behind a campaign warning of the dangers of skin cancer and urging people to stay safe in the sun.

“Dom, who’s Senior Director for Produce Commercial at Asda, observed an itchy mole on his again in 2008, which was later confirmed as pores and skin most cancers.

“He’s undergone a series of major operations and has regular treatment but, after the melanoma spread to his lymph nodes, spine and organs, had the devastating news that he has stage four terminal cancer.

“Dom, who lives in north Leeds, is set to make use of his expertise to assist different folks.”

He said: “I do not suppose we knew as a lot once I was youthful – I do not keep in mind if I wore carrying sufficient suncream once I was little one.

“I can’t recall a particular time when I got severely sunburnt, but I’m sure I had a few instances of being red.

“I feel it is actually essential to speak to folks and share my story, as I feel a private story stays with you a lot greater than info, figures and recommendation, and I actually wish to elevate consciousness of this, as prevention is healthier than any treatment.”

Dom has been flooded in praise for spreading awareness of the symptoms to people. Both shoppers and ASDA have thanked him for telling his story.

Linda Martell Vass said: “Thankyou a lot for sharing I too had pores and skin most cancers eliminated on my chest and behind my knee and I to would like to warn others please keep out of the direct daylight and at all times at all times defend your selfs with issue 50 and in addition hats and sun shades.

“I’m still attending the hospital for skin cancer on my lips and also my two legs they are keeping a eye on me, it’s all the years of sun worshiping I didn’t know that this was going to happen. God bless you and I pray you will be ok xxx”.

Liz Phillips wrote: “Thankyou for sharing your story. Prayers are with you during these difficult days. And we hope folk will get the message and safe guard themselves and their children.

“Unfortunately if you find yourself younger you do not suppose what may occur sooner or later.

“God bless you you are a very brave young man.”

Amie Wright wrote: “Thank you for sharing your story. Sending positive vibes for your ongoing treatment.

“The greatest factor for folks to recollect is the alphabet ABCDE and at all times ask your GP to examine it if I’m doubt.

“The ABCDE rule for skin cancer is a handy acronym that can help you identify potential skin cancers.

“The letters stand for ‘Asymmetrical, Border, Color, Diameter, Evolving.’

“A new or changing spot or mole on your skin may be a sign of cancer. When in doubt, it’s best to have a doctor check it out.”

Gillian Nuttall mentioned: “Great awareness piece. Hope the immunotherapy continues to work.

“Not sufficient folks find out about this illness. Melanoma kills 7 folks ever day within the U.Okay.”

Responding to the kind comments, ASDA said: “Dom has requested us to go on his due to everybody for his or her sort needs and messages of help.

“He’d also like to thank everyone who’s contacted Cancer Research after reading his story.

“If you have received any well being issues in any respect or discover something uncommon, please contact your GP.”