Melanoma is a type of skin cancer, originating in the melanocytes, the cells containing color.
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Genomel: Melanoma Genetics Consortium
Aimed at encouraging shared genetics information for familial melanoma. Chaired by Professor Bishop, University of Leeds, UK.
Links and articles on research and treatment.
Melanoma Care Consortium
Newsletter describes a new case of melanoma each month, followed by questions that health professionals can answer for education credit. Requires registration.
Melanoma International Foundation
Non-profit offers a resource guide, and tools for education about melanoma. Headquartered in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania.
Melanoma Research Foundation
Dedicated to finding a cure, this non-profit also offers information and resources to patients, family and friends. Located in New Jersey, USA.
Mole Melanoma Information
Photographs together with descriptive information demonstrating skin changes that are clues to more serious problems.
NHS Choices: Skin Cancer (Malignant Melanoma)
Provides information on this cancerous tumour that develops in skin cells. Includes a mole self assessment tool and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
Northern California Melanoma Center
Overview of the subject and contact details. Located at the Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, California.
Understanding Malignant Melanoma
Online booklet addresses the causes and treatments for the condition.
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