Melanoma Introduction (cont.)
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Where can patients get more information about melanoma?
National Cancer Institute information resources
You may want more information for yourself, your family, and your doctor. The following National Cancer Institute (NCI) services are available to help you.
Cancer Information Service (CIS)
TTY (for deaf and hard of hearing callers): 1-800-332-8615
The NCI's Cancer.gov™ Web site provides information from numerous NCI sources. It offers current information on cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, genetics, supportive care, and ongoing clinical trials. It also provides information about NCI's research programs and funding opportunities, cancer statistics, and the Institute itself. Cancer.gov can be accessed at http://www.cancer.gov on the Internet.
Cancer.gov also provides live, online assistance through LiveHelp. Information specialists are available Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM Eastern Time. LiveHelp is at http://www.cancer.gov on the Internet.
SOURCE: U.S. National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute
Last Editorial Review: 7/29/2009