Melanoma Focus Booklet

We have produced a booklet Melanoma: What it is and How to Reduce your Risk for the general public and patients, carers and fundraisers in particular. It includes the following sections:

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  • What is melanoma?
  • How does melanoma start?
  • How do I know if a lesion on my skin could be suspicious?
  • The ‘skin safety first’ guidelines
  • What happens if a skin lesion is diagnosed as a melanoma?
  • What are the treatment options if melanoma spreads?
  • How do doctors decide which treatment to use?
  • Are any major advances in sight in the fight against melanoma?
  • How can I reduce the risk of melanoma?
  • How are donations to Melanoma Focus used?

Follow these links to view/download the booklet in .pdf format or as text only.

If you would like to receive a copy, please send us a s.a.e. (DL size: 220mm x 110mm, normal postage) and, if possible, a contribution towards the cost of printing.

Address: Melanoma Focus, Queen Anne House, Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1ND. Queries: Michelle




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