Cancer of the Skin

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UK sources of information and / or support

See also the patient.info cancer page.

Patient UK

Has leaflets on:

Managing low-risk basal cell carcinomas in the community

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Photodynamic therapy for non-melanoma skin tumours

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Improving outcomes for people with skin tumours including melanoma

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Ambulight photodynamic therapy for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Cutaenous melanoma

A patient guide to complement the SIGN national guideline for health professionals.

MASScot - Melanoma Action & Support Scotland

Provides emotional support to carers and patients by face to face, group meetings with speakers, complimentary therapies, information and signposting.

Skin Cancer Research Fund

Raises money for public education and medical research into skin cancer, especially melanoma, and also aids patient support for people with skin cancer.

British Association of Dermatologists

Has information leaflets on:

British Skin Foundation

Has information leaflets on:

Skin Cancer

Information from Macmillan Cancer Support.

Skin Cancer

Information from CancerHelp UK.

Skin Cancer

Information from the North London Cancer Network.

Skin Cancer

Information from Skcin - the Karen Clifford Skin Cancer charity.

Sun Smart

Skin cancer information and sun protection advice from Cancer Research UK.

Skin Cancers

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

Melanoma

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

Skin cancer (malignant melanoma)

Information from NHS Choices.

Skin cancer (non-melanoma)

Information from NHS Choices. 


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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