Support & Resources
You don’t have to go through melanoma alone. Many experts and organizations
can help you get through melanoma. Here are some resources to consider.
Looking for more information on melanoma? These resources may help.
Talk about cancer treatments and advances on this WebMD message board. Your
moderator is Harold Burstein, MD, of Harvard Medical School and the Dana-Farber
There’s nothing like hearing from other cancer patients about their
experiences. Visit WebMD’s Coping With Cancer message board.
People with any type of cancer, including melanoma, are welcome on WebMD’s
Cancer Support Group message board.
Looking for a doctor? Tap into WebMD’s physician directory.
Click here to get links to information on nonmelanoma skin cancer and skin
Get a list of references used to create many of these melanoma articles.
See which experts were involved in creating some of these melanoma
Get links to health tools related to melanoma.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network is a nonprofit alliance of 21
cancer centers throughout the U.S. that treat all cancers.
This link will take you to the U.S. National Cancer Institute’s web page on
This link will take you to a directory of melanoma information on the web
site of U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
This nonprofit foundation focuses on public awareness, early detection, sun
protection, and controlling skin cancer. This link will take you to its web
This link will take you to the melanoma overview page of the web site of the
American Cancer Society.
Cancer Care is a nonprofit organization that addresses all kinds of cancer,
including melanoma. This link will take you to its web site.
This Illinois-based nonprofit group was started in 2003 by a melanoma
patient. This link will take you to the foundation’s web site.
The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention is sponsored by the American
Academy of Dermatology, American Cancer Society, and The Skin Cancer
Foundation. This link will take you to the council’s web site.
You’ve seen those yellow “livestrong” bracelets. This link will take you to
the foundation’s web site, where you’ll find lots of information for cancer