Melanoma (cont.)

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Additional resources

  • For additional information read the article on Melanoma.
  • For further information about all aspects of melanoma, please visit the American Academy of Dermatology.
  • You can obtain information about free skin cancer screening clinics held by the American Academy of Dermatology every May all over the country from the American Academy of Dermatology (

Medically reviewed by Jay B. Zatzkin, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology


"Overview of the management of advanced cutaneous melanoma"

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/24/2014

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