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Newly diagnosed with melanoma

If your diagnosis seems overwhelming right now, you may find peace of mind by focusing on one good thing, such as the positive things you can do to fight the cancer.

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I’ve been diagnosed with melanoma! Now what?

Here’s what you need to know.

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Financial help for people who have skin cancer

If you cannot afford treatment, these organizations can help.

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Tips for talking with your dermatologist after diagnosis

Have you been diagnosed with melanoma? Are you going through treatment? These tips can help make sure you give your dermatologist essential information.

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7 ways to find peace of mind after diagnosis

It’s natural to worry after being diagnosed with melanoma. Getting help dealing with worry and other emotions can bring peace of mind.

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Lymph node biopsy: Why would I need one?

When melanoma starts to spread, it often travels to a lymph node near the melanoma first. Knowing the stage of your cancer helps your doctors create an appropriate treatment plan.