MELANOMA CANCER

  • UCSF Health.org
    The UCSF Patient Health Education website includes extensive information about Melanoma Cancer, including specific links discussing prevention, pathology, treatment, and transplant. Each link provides disease specific information including signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
    https://www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/melanoma/index.html 
  • American Cancer Society 
    The American Cancer Society Melanoma Skin Cancer pages provide information about melanoma skin cancer, prevention and early detection, treatment and support, links to research news and clinical trial information. Available in English and Spanish. Call 800-227-2345.
    http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/detailedguide/index
  • Cancer.Net 
    Cancer.Net is produced by the American Society of Clinical Oncology and provides guides to melanoma cancer that include an overview, statistics, risk factors and prevention, symptoms and signs, diagnosis, stages, treatment options, clinical trials, latest research, coping with side effects and living with cancer. They also have a free searchable database to find an oncologist. 
    http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/melanoma/overview 
  • Emmi Solutions 
    Emmi Solutions produces interactive online patient information programs. To review the program "Melanoma" call 415-353-8400 or email us to arrange to have a link sent to you.
  • Medline Plus 
    Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus offers information about melanoma cancer in language you can understand in both English and Spanish.
    https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/melanoma.html
  • National Cancer Institute 
    The NCI provides information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, photodynamic therapy, biological therapy, and radiation therapy.
    http://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/skin.pdf
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network 
    The NCCN Patient and Caregiver Resources website features booklets with cancer treatment information in easy-to-understand language, links to advocacy and support groups, and cancer specific video libraries
    http://www.nccn.org/patients/guidelines/