Caring for Body, Mind and Spirit

Melanoma Resources

American Academy of Dermatology
Promotes leadership in dermatology and excellence in patient care through education, research and advocacy.

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy and rehabilitation. Through their comprehensive website, patients and their families can access detailed cancer information, the latest cancer news and statitstics, programs to get involved, and support and advocacy information.

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and support research, training, health information dissemination and other programs related to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Online assistance is available through the Live Help link on the NCI's webpage

National Comprehensive Cancer Network
The National Comprehensive CAncer Network (NCCN), is devoted to patient care, research, and education,. It is also dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patietns can liver better lives. NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care felivery system.

Skin Cancer Foundation
The Skin Cancer Foundation has set the standard for educating the public about skin cancer, its prevention by means of sun protection, the need for early detection, and prompt, effective treatment. It is the only international organization devoted solely to combating the world's most common cancer, now occurring at epidemic levels.