Group warns: Don’t pay the price for fun in the sun

Group warns: Don’t pay the price for fun in the sun

by Bill O’Neill • view the original article It seemed like life was just beginning for Glenna Kohl, an attractive  young Barnstable lifeguard, nicknamed “Piggy” because of her snort-like laugh, when she graduated from Salve Regina in 2005. But soon after her...
A Death by Suntan at Age 26

A Death by Suntan at Age 26

By: Stephanie Booth Cosmopolitan Magazine “For years, Glenna Kohl pursued a tan, both in the sun and in tanning beds – which new research shows are far deadlier than once thought. By 22, she was battling the most lethal form of skin cancer.” Read the...

Thank You Letter from Mass General Hospital

A large part of the funds raised by The Glenna Kohl Fund for Hope go towards the Glenna O. Kohl Melanoma Research Fund at Mass General Hospital. Through our donations and the donations of others, Dr. Donald Lawrence and the faculty at Mass General Cancer Center can...
Glenna’s Skin Cancer Speech

Glenna’s Skin Cancer Speech

Hi! My name is Glenna Kohl and I have Stage IV Melanoma. I realize that sounds like a confession, but it’s true and that’s who I am. Of course I didn’t use to be this person. Not very long ago I had a pretty close to perfect life actually. I was born and raised on...