Melanoma

American Cancer Society: Melanoma Skin Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

American Academy of Dermatology - The information on this website comes from the nation's leading dermatology experts.

HealthyNJ: Melanoma - Here you will find links to melanoma information as well as links to sites in New Jersey.

MayoClinic: Melanoma - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of the Mayo Clinic.

MedlinePlus: Melanoma - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

Melanoma Education Foundation - This nonprofit organization provides information on how to prevent melanoma and how to find it early.

Melanoma Research Foundation - The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is leading the melanoma community to transform melanoma from one of the deadliest cancers to one of the most treatable through research, education and advocacy.

National Cancer Institute: Skin Cancer (Including Melanoma) - The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.  Here you will find information on prevention, treatment, and clinical trials.
Also in Spanish.

Skin Cancer Foundation: Melanoma - The Foundation's mission is to decrease the incidence of the disease by means of public and professional education, medical training, and research.  Articles on the warning signs, types, stages, and treatment of melanoma can be found at this site.

TeensHealth: Melanoma - The Nemours Center for Children's Health Media is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the health of teenagers.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

American Academy of Dermatology: Prevent Skin Cancer OR Skin Self-Exam - These informative videos are from the nation's leading dermatology experts.

Dear 16-Year-Old Me - Real people who have dealt with melanoma and skin cancer share what they wish they did to lower their risk.

Know Warning Signs of Melanoma - This short CNN video gives a quick overview of some of the early warning signs for melanoma.

Melanoma Cancer Statistics - This is a part of the National Cancer Institute's Did You Know? video series.

Siteman Cancer Center: Your Disease Risk - This interactive tool estimates your risk of cancer and provides personalized tips for prevention. Simply choose melanoma from the menu and answer some questions to find out your risk.


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