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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:

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
Toll-free number: 1-888-462-3376 (1-888-462-DERM)
Website: www.aad.org
Spot Skin Cancer website www.aad.org/spot-skin-cancer

    For information on melanoma, a skin cancer risk assessment, a locator for free skin cancer screenings, and a dermatologist locator

Environmental Protection Agency
Website: www.epa.gov/sunwise/

    Has free sun safety information

Melanoma Research Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-877-673-6460
Website: www.melanoma.org

    For more on melanoma and chat rooms, patient stories, and bulletin boards – all to support and educate anyone affected by melanoma

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
Website: www.cancer.gov

    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)
Website: www.nccn.org

    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.

Skin Cancer Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-800-754-6490 (1-800-SKIN-490)
Website: www.skincancer.org

    Has pictures and descriptions of skin cancers, information and educational materials, and newsletters

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

Last Medical Review: 05/01/2015
Last Revised: 02/01/2016