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Melanoma Web Resources

Melanoma Overview

National Cancer Institute
    En Espanol
National Skin Cancer Foundation

Cancer Dictionaries

Simplified Dictionary of Cancer Terms
More Technical Cancer Dictionary

Dictionary of Cancer Drugs (cancer.gov)
Drug Guide from the American Cancer Society

Prevention and Screening

Melanoma Risk Factors
Melanoma Screening

Cancer Prevention
Interpreting Laboratory Results
Tumor Markers Q&A


National Cancer Institute Melanoma Treatment
    Biological Therapy
    Radiation Therapy
Methods of Melanoma Treatment from MedicineNet
Treatment Options from the Mayo Clinic

Chemotherapy Overview in English and Portuguese (Brazilian)
Chemotherapy Side Effects Fact Sheet
Radiation Therapy Side Effects Fact Sheet

Eating Hints for Cancer Patients

Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Melanoma
Complementary and Alternative Melanoma Treatment
Seven Alternative Treatments for Melanoma


Melanoma Care Guide
Melanoma Caregiver Guide
Caring for a loved one with Melanoma

Cancer Caregiver Discussion Forums

Support Groups

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
    En Espanol
American Cancer Society Cancer Survivor's Network

Cancer Support Groups on the Cape
    Monthly Calendar of Cape Cod Support Groups

Support For Teens

Melanoma Support Groups Around the Country
Guide to Melanoma Support Groups

Clinical Trials

How Clinical Trials Work
    En Espanol
Clinical Trial Tutorial

Everything YOU Need to know to join a Clinical Trial

Search for Trials

Information and Access to Melanoma Clinical Trials
Search for Melanoma-specific Clinical Trials

Results of Recent Melanoma Trials

Learn about BRAF, a new potential target in fighting metastatic melanoma (somewhat technical)

New Research

New Melanoma Research from Aim at Melanoma
Melanoma Research Foundation Homepage: 'Research. Educate. Advocate.'
Society for Melanoma Research

Senior Sites

These sites allow you to adjust the text size and contrast (black or white background). There is also an option to listen to, rather than read, what is on the screen.
Overview of all Skin Cancers, Diagnosis and Treatment Information and Frequently Asked Questions

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