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
Simple changes to help you find skin cancer early and reduce your skin cancer risk.
Find out why melanoma returns, where it can reappear, and how to lower your risk of another one.
Learn why skin self-exams are essential and how to perform one.
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