Resources for More Information: Melanoma
The internet can be a valuable resource for a patient who wants to find out more information about their disease. However, remember that not every website contains accurate and reliable information. The websites listed below offer up to date information and resources.
Skin Cancer Foundation
Strive to educate the public and medical professionals about the dangers of skin cancer, prevention methods, and sun protection. Provides information on skin cancer and treatment.
Melanoma Research Foundation
Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments, the MRF also educates patients about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of melanoma. Provides a web-based support community as well.
Melanoma International Foundation
Help patients and caregivers understand pathology reports, prognosis, and therapy options, including clinical trials, as well as where to get the best possible care.
National Institute of Health Medline Plus
The United States medical research agency. Provides information on treatment and research. Includes Spanish language resources as well.