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Skin Cancer - General

American Cancer Society: Be Safe in the Sun OR Skin Cancer - 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 Web site comes from the nation's leading dermatology experts.

Cancer.Net: Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma) - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

CDC: Skin Cancer - This government site provides an overview of skin cancer.
Also in Spanish.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Skin Cancer - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you will find information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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

MedlinePlus: Skin Cancer - 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.

Merck Manual Consumer Version: Skin Cancers - An overview on the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer can be found at this site.  You will need to click on a type of skin cancer from the list provided.

National Cancer Institute: Skin Cancer - The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.  The information at this site is for nonmelanoma skin cancers.
Also in Spanish.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN): Squamous Cell Skin Cancer - NCCN resources aim to assist patients and their caregivers with overcoming the challenges related to cancer.  The goal of this book is to help you get the best cancer treatment.

OncoLink: Skin Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.

Skin Cancer Foundation - The Foundation's mission is to decrease the incidence of the disease by means of public and professional education, medical training, and research.

World Cancer Research Fund: Skin Cancer - Read the findings of how diet, nutrition and physical activity affect skin cancer risk. 

 

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.

Health Library: Excisional Biopsy - This is a 3D animation video by nucleus medical media.  Additional videos include:

Mayo Clinic - Be Sun Smart - This short animated video reminds you to have fun outdoors, but be sure to take care of your skin health!

Skin Cancer Self-Exam Kit - Learn how to perform skin self-exams and download a free self-exam kit from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
 

June 2020