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Resource Guide for Melanoma

RESOURCES

Address:
PO Box 4014
Schaumburg, IL 60168-4014
Phone:
1-866-503-SKIN (United States toll free)
202-842-3555
Internet address:
http://www.aad.org
Description of services provided:
This website provides educational patient information on melanoma and a feature to help you find a dermatologist in your area.

RESOURCES

Address:
250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone:
1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
Internet address:
http://www.cancer.org
Description of services provided:
The American Cancer Society provides information and support to patients with melanoma and their families through a network of local chapters. The society supports cancer-related research. It takes an active approach to teaching people ways to reduce their risk of developing cancer.

RESOURCES

Address:
NCI Public Inquiries Office
6116 Executive Boulevard
Room 3036A
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
Phone:
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Internet address:
http://www.cancer.gov
Description of services provided:
The National Cancer Institute provides information about melanoma and other cancers. The institute funds research related to cancer; its website also includes information about clinical trials.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Brian Randall
  • Review Date: 09/2012
  • Update Date: 09/11/2012