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The latest skin cancer news, advice, and information, including screening, diagnosis, risk factors, treatment, and real-life stories about people living with these diseases.

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Treatment

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

Treatment Options for Metastatic Melanoma

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

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Alternative Treatment

Complementary Care for Stage 4 Melanoma

Complementary treatments won't help cure melanoma, but they may help improve your quality of life. Here's 9 to try.

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Diagnosis

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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Outdoor Professions Carry Different Risks for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Solar ultraviolet radiation is now recognized as an occupational disease common to outdoor workers in a number of countries.

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Complications

Melanoma Doctor Shares Answers to Top Questions

If you’re living with metastatic melanoma, you’re probably wondering which questions to ask your doctor. One expert shares his advice.

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Living With

Overcome Information Overload With Melanoma

A metastatic melanoma diagnosis can feel overwhelming. Here's how you can stay smart, organized, and assertive about seeking the best treatment plan.

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Young Adults Aren't Heeding Tanning Warnings

Millennials – people born between 1981 and 1996 – are largely uninformed about the sun safety and sunscreen recommendations and continue to tan despite warnings about skin cancer risk.

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Living With

The Best Resources for People With Melanoma

No matter where you are in your skin cancer journey, it’s normal to need support. Here’s where you can find it.

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Treatment

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.