Melanoma : Prevention, Detection, and Treatment – This book is a complete and up-to-date guide to melanoma for anyone newly diagnosed with this frightening form of skin cancer and for others who are concerned about detecting and preventing it.
American Academy of Dermatology – Provides skin cancer information and has a page of melanoma information.
American Cancer Society – This site offers many support services, listings of local support groups, and small grants.
Cancer Care – Provides patient counseling, social services, and financial assistance.
Healthfinder – A government site with trustworthy health information.
Melanoma Patient Page – A support group that is not monitored by medical professionals, yet provides an outlet for contact with other patients. Mostly for stage 3 and 4 patients.
Oncolink – This site contains information from the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute. It has a melanoma page and lists current medical trials.
The National Cancer Institute – This peer reviewed site presents a balanced perspective on melanoma, including risk factors, prevention strategies, treatment, diagnosis, and prognosis.
Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups – Go to this site to find out about cancer trials that may help you fight melanoma.