Melanoma is a type of skin cancer, originating in the melanocytes, the cells containing color.
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CancerNews: Watch Your Back
Overview of topics related to melanoma together with pictures.
FAQ about Melanoma
Links and information presented as an educational aid.
Genomel: Melanoma Genetics Consortium
Aimed at encouraging shared genetics information for familial melanoma. Chaired by Professor Bishop, University of Leeds, UK.
Interferon for Melanoma
Provides some general information highlighting the possible role of a drug agent by the pharmaceutical firm Schering-Plough.
Links and articles on research and treatment.
Mayo Clinic: Melanoma Study Group
An interdisciplinary group of clinicians and scientists aimed at finding more effective therapies.
Melanoma Care Consortium
Newsletter describes a new case of melanoma each month, followed by questions that health professionals can answer for education credit. Requires registration.
Melanoma International Foundation
Non-profit offers a resource guide, and tools for education about melanoma. Headquartered in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania.
Melanoma Research Foundation
Dedicated to finding a cure, this non-profit also offers information and resources to patients, family and friends. Located in New Jersey, USA.
Melanoma Research Project Network
Information on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma and skin cancer. Includes decision-finding and self-examination modules, interactive sessions, publications, and links to related sites. [May not support all browsers.]
Mole Melanoma Information
Photographs together with descriptive information demonstrating skin changes that are clues to more serious problems.
NHS Choices: Skin Cancer (Malignant Melanoma)
Provides information on this cancerous tumour that develops in skin cells. Includes a mole self assessment tool and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
Northern California Melanoma Center
Overview of the subject and contact details. Located at the Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, California.
Ocular Melanoma Metastatic to the Liver
Includes information from an affected family member.
Understanding Malignant Melanoma
Online booklet addresses the causes and treatments for the condition.
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