More information from your American Cancer Society
We have a lot more information that you might find helpful. Explore www.cancer.org or call our National Cancer Information Center toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345. We’re here to help you any time, day or night.
National organizations and websites*
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:
For information on melanoma, a skin cancer risk assessment, a locator for free skin cancer screenings, and a dermatologist locator
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Has free sun safety information
Melanoma Research Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-877-673-6460
For more on melanoma and chat rooms, patient stories, and bulletin boards – all to support and educate anyone affected by melanoma
Skin Cancer Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-800-754-6490 (1-800-SKIN-490)
Has pictures and descriptions of skin cancers, information and educational materials, and newsletters
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
Part of the US National Institutes of Health, the NCI offers accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Made up of experts from many of the nation’s leading cancer centers, the NCCN develops guidelines for doctors to use when treating patients. Some of these guidelines, including one on melanoma, are available in versions for patients as well.
No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
Last Revised: 02/01/2016