American Cancer Society: Melanoma - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

American Academy of Dermatology - The information on this website comes from the nation's leading dermatology experts.

Dermatology A to Z - This site was developed by the American Academy of Dermatology specifically for patients and health professionals to use as a resource for up-to-date information on the treatment and management of skin diseases.

HealthyNJ: Melanoma - Here you will find links to melanoma information as well as links to sites in New Jersey.

MayoClinic: Melanoma - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of the Mayo Clinic.

MedlinePlus: Melanoma - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

Melanoma Education Foundation - This nonprofit organization provides information on how to prevent melanoma and how to find it early.

Melanoma Patients' Information Page - The MPIP is the oldest and largest community of people affected by melanoma hosted through the Melanoma Research Foundation. It is designed to provide support and information to caregivers, patients, family and friends.

National Cancer Institute: Melanoma - The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.  Here you will find information on prevention, treatment, and clinical trials.
Also in Spanish.

NIH Senior Health: Skin Cancer - This government site makes aging-related health information easily accessible. A talking function reads the text aloud and there are buttons to enlarge or enhance the text.

Skin Cancer Foundation: Melanoma - The Foundation's mission is to decrease the incidence of the disease by means of public and professional education, medical training, and research.  Articles on the warning signs, types, stages, and treatment of melanoma can be found at this site.

TeensHealth: Melanoma - The Nemours Center for Children's Health Media is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the health of teenagers.

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Dear 16-Year-Old Me - Real people who have dealt with melanoma and skin cancer share what they wish they did to lower their risk.

Know Warning Signs of Melanoma - This short CNN video gives a quick overview of some of the early warning signs for melanoma.

Melanoma Cancer Statistics - This is a part of the National Cancer Institute's Did You Know? video series.

Siteman Cancer Center: Your Disease Risk - This interactive tool estimates your risk of cancer and provides personalized tips for prevention. Simply choose melanoma from the menu and answer some questions to find out your risk.

April 2016

effective 3/6/17




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