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Life after treatment


If you’ve had melanoma, you have a higher risk of getting another skin cancer, including melanoma. That’s why dermatologists recommend lifelong follow-up. With the right follow-up care you can:

  • Reduce your risk of getting another skin cancer, including melanoma

  • Find skin cancer, including melanoma, early when it’s most treatable

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Self-care after melanoma treatment

Simple changes to help you find skin cancer early and reduce your skin cancer risk.

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Best defense vs. another melanoma

Find out why melanoma returns, where it can reappear, and how to lower your risk of another one.

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Melanoma survivor? You really need to check your skin!

Learn why skin self-exams are essential and how to perform one.


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