About Melanoma

A melanoma diagnosis can be challenging. Collecting accurate information can help people make more appropriate choices about their management and care.

Melanoma patients can access support and learn more about their disease by:

  1. Speaking with their doctor or specialist
  2. Calling the Cancer Council’s Helpline 131120
  3. Reading the following websites

Cancer Council Australia http://www.cancer.org.au/about-cancer/types-of-cancer/skin-cancer/melanoma.html
Melanoma Patients Australia (MPA) http://www.melanomapatients.org.au/
American Society of Clinical Oncology http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/melanoma
National Cancer Institute (NCI) http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/melanoma

The Victorian Melanoma Service

Australia Cancer Council website