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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.

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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.

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Treatment Options for Metastatic Melanoma

Metastatic melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. Early detection is important; once it spreads around the body, treatment options are limited.

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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.

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Advanced Stage Melanoma: Navigating Information Overload

How you can be smart, organized, and assertive about seeking the best treatment for your metastatic melanoma.

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Danger of Black Salve for Treating Skin Cancer

While a natural solution to treat skin cancer may sound tempting, a product called black salve often marketed for this purpose is misleading and harmful.

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Follow-Up Care After Melanoma Treatment

Here's what you should know about getting the follow-up care after surgery for melanoma, and why it's important for preventing or spotting recurrances.

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7 Skin Cancer Resolutions to Know

Skin care resolutions can be helpful in reducing your risk of skin cancer. Tips include having an annual dermatology exam and eating healthy.

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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.

Actinic Keratosis skin cancer.

Actinic Keratosis Lesions: Treatment Options

These lesions are considered “precancerous,” and if you have one, you’ll probably develop more. The scaly, or crusty, lesion occurs in areas most often exposed to the sun.