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Melanoma Patient Resources and Education

Patient Education

Patient Support

Patient Stories

Melanoma Information and Resources

    Melanoma Information Guide
    provides lists of resources, from books and video, to web sites and newsletters. [pdf]

    UMSkinCheck
    information on how to download and use a free skin checking application developed for the iPhone and the iPad.

Melanoma and Genetics

In some cases, melanoma has been found occurring within families. Talk to your doctor about this or read our article, Skin Cancer and Genetics: More Than Meets the Eye or visit Cancer Genetics Clinic.

On-Line Discussion / Support Groups:

MEL-L is an e-mail discussion group for melanoma patients and families, hosted by the Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR).

National Organizations

Melanoma International Foundation
Tel. 866-463-6663

During Cancer Treatment - a list of patient support services available to patients undergoing cancer treatment at the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Skin Cancer Awareness

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