Diagnosing Stage 4 Melanoma

Diagnosing Stage 4 Melanoma

Learn what to expect at the dermatologist and the best questions to ask your care team about skin cancer.

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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.

By Eileen Bailey

Where Can Melanoma Spread?

Advanced stages of melanoma can metastasize throughout the body, including the lungs, liver, bones, and brain. Learn the warning signs.

By Rachel Zohn

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., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Complementary Care for Stage 4 Melanoma

Complementary treatments are not considered scientifically proven to help or improve melanoma but may reduce side effects or improve quality of life.

By Eileen Bailey

How a Mole Develops into Stage 4 Melanoma

Only four percent of skin cancers are melanoma, but it accounts for three-quarters of all skin cancer-related deaths.

By Eileen Bailey