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Events For Melanoma Supporters

During the year the Melbourne Melanoma Project is planning to hold a variety of events for the general public, melanoma supporters and researchers. If you are interested in receiving information on upcoming events, please subscribe to our newsletter.
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The Melbourne Melanoma Project recognises support is an essential part of life, especially in difficult times. Support groups are available for melanoma patients and provide a great source of information and sense of comfort to patients, their family and friends. In Melbourne, Melanoma Patients Australia offers 2 monthly melanoma support group for patients and their families dealing with the disease.

Support Group Meetings

These groups meet on the 3rd Thursday and 3rd Friday of every month. Melanoma Patients Australia operates monthly melanoma support groups across 5 states and territories in Australia. They also offer a patient focused website www.melanomapatients.org and online Forum where patients can connect with other patients to seek and share information and peer support. The Peer Support Helpline is staffed by volunteers who have either experienced melanoma personally or cared for a loved one with melanoma – 1300 88 44 50.