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New Drugs for Late-Stage Melanoma
Drugs that treat late-stage melanoma are making headlines. On this page, you’ll find answers to some common questions about three of these drugs. (more...)

Organ-transplant Patients Need Skin Cancer Exams
Many patients who have an organ transplant develop skin cancer. The medicines they take to prevent organ rejection weaken the immune system. With a weakened immune system, the body often cannot fight skin cancer.

Find out what dermatologists recommend for patients who have had an organ transplant: Organ Transplant Increases Risk for Skin Cancer

Video: What To Expect at a Skin Cancer Screening

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To simplify skin self-exams, everything is on 1 page how to perform a skin self-exam, ABCDEs of Melanoma, and a place to record what your moles look like.

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