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What Should You Know About the Rare—But Severe—Side Effects of Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

Adjuvant therapy for melanoma can help prevent a recurrence of the serious skin cancer—but there's the potential for life-threatening side effects. Learn the symptoms and how to protect yourself.

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Seek a Second Opinion When You Have Metastatic Melanoma for These Reasons

They include, you’re unsure about your diagnosis, you have a rare or unusual cancer, or you just don’t like your doctor. Read this slideshow to learn more reasons.

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Melanoma: Eat These Foods to Help Prevent Recurrence

Much of cancer is out of your control, but eating right can help improve your chances of a healthy survivorship. Try these tips from dietitian Carmen Roberts.

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Is a Cure for Melanoma on the Horizon?

One cancer researcher says "we will be curing a significant majority of melanoma patients by 2030."

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Important: Metastatic Melanoma Follow-Up Care

Follow-up care after metastatic melanoma treatment includes skin exams, imaging, screenings for other cancers, management of side effects, and sun protection.

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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.

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Blindsided By Cancer? Take a Deep Breath…

Diagnosed with cancer? Here's how to quickly achieve the calm, clear mind you need to move forward.

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Care for Your Mental Health with Melanoma

Around 30 percent of people with melanoma say they experience anxiety or depression. Here's how to make mental health a priority.

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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. A team of doctors will explain your options for treatment.

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Stage 4 Melanoma - What to Ask Your Doctor

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