The following links are provided for your convenience in accessing additional, up-to-date information about melanoma and its treatment
The MRF is the largest independent organization devoted to melanoma. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and eventually, a cure, the MRF also educates patients, caregivers, and physicians about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of melanoma. The MRF website is an excellent portal to the group’s comprehensive resources, which include educational materials, a toll-free patient and caregiver helpline, and email access to a board-certified oncology nurse. You can also access information about the MRF research program, which includes initiatives that promote its scientific agenda in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
AIM at Melanoma is the largest international melanoma foundation. It works globally and locally to advance the battle against melanoma through innovative research, legislative reform, education, and patient and caregiver support. The website includes access to educational information for patients, resources that link patients with melanoma specialists, and email and phone access to an oncology nurse. Information about the group’s research endeavors and its global and local initiatives is also available.
The Skin Cancer Foundation has set the standard for educating the public and the medical profession about skin cancer, its prevention, and the need for early detection and prompt treatment. The website contains a comprehensive set of resources, with a particular focus on skin cancer prevention and a healthy lifestyle. It also has a section dedicated to information for medical professionals. In addition, its store offers a wide range of printed educational materials for purchase.
The MIF was created to provide scientifically sound guidance and support for patients with melanoma. Its website is focused on helping patients obtain access to information about the disease and its treatment—with the goal of helping patients develop personalized strategies so they may live longer, better lives. The site also provides a variety of educational information, as well as a moderated online forum for patients and caregivers, links to local events, educational webinars, and more.