Melanoma

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center www.fhcrc.org

Fred Hutch is one of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s three founding organizations. It has an international reputation for its leading-edge cancer research.

Melanoma Research Foundation www.melanoma.org

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) offers information about melanoma, research, finding a doctor, and getting into a clinical trial. Each year, SCCA and the MRF co-sponsor a Melanoma Patient Symposium in Seattle. View information and presentations from the May 2012 event.

Society for Melanoma Research www.societymelanomaresearch.org/main/index.php

The Society for Melanoma Research (SMR) is a diverse organization of scientific and medical investigators devoted to alleviating the suffering of people with melanoma.

Melanoma Research Alliance www.melanomaresearchalliance.org/

The MRA funds research worldwide to better prevent, diagnose and treat melanoma. Our ultimate goal is to find a cure. With your help, we can.

AIM at Melanoma www.aimatmelanoma.org/

A site devoted to answers, action, and aiming for a cure for melanoma.

Melanoma International Foundation www.safefromthesun.org

The Melanoma International Foundation offers resources and advice on supporting the most effective melanoma programs for the prevention, early detection, and treatment of melanoma.

American Academy of Dermatology www.aad.org/spot-skin-cancer

The American Academy of Dermatology is the largest, most influential and most representative dermatology group in the United States. With a membership of more than 17,000, it represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States, as well as a growing number of international dermatologists.

Merkel Cell Carcinoma Information www.merkelcell.org

A website created by SCCA physicians about Merkel cell carcinoma.  This information is designed to facilitate key therapeutic decisions that need to be made within weeks to months of initial diagnosis of MCC. Please discuss any questions that you may have about the information presented below with your doctor.

The American Cancer Society www.cancer.org

A nation-wide, community based health organization.

National Cancer Institute www.cancer.gov

The Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.