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Metastatic Melanoma Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic melanoma, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

By Eileen Bailey
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How to Manage Fear with Stage 4 Melanoma

Having stage 4 melanoma is frightening, but you can learn to cope with fear and anxiety. Here's how to tackle your fears so you can move forward.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D.
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Make Your Loved One Get a Skin Cancer Exam

When your loved one has a suspicious mole, urge them to get a skin cancer exam, even if they're stubborn. Here are some snappy answers to common cop-outs.

By Eileen Bailey
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How a Mole Develops into Stage 4 Melanoma

Here's what you should know about the different types of melanoma, how it develops, and why it's the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

By Eileen Bailey
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Stage 4 Melanoma Diagnosis: What Comes Next?

You’ve gotten a stage 4 melanoma diagnosis. You’re scared and uncertain for your future. Here's what you should do next.

By Eileen Bailey
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Stage 4 Melanoma: What to Ask Your Doctor

A stage 4 melanoma diagnosis is scary. Here's a list of questions to ask your doctor about your options, treatment, and what to expect.

By Eileen Bailey
Dermatologist searching for signs of skin cancer.

New Treatments and Diagnostics for Melanoma

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. In the past melanoma outsmarted us, but now, with new treatments and tests, we’re starting to outsmart melanoma.

By Eileen Bailey
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Treatment Options for Metastatic Melanoma

Metastatic melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. These are the treatment options once it spreads.

By Eileen Bailey
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What Questions Should You Ask Your Doctor About Melanoma?

Have you been diagnosed with melanoma and are wondering where to even start? Here are questions you can take to your doctor to understand your diagnosis, treatment, and beyond.

By Eileen Bailey
Dermatologist checking skin on man's shoulder for skin cancer.

Key Research in Skin Cancer in 2017

There was a great deal of research on skin cancer in 2017, including how skin cancer forms and how certain foods might protect you from skin cancer.

By Eileen Bailey