MAC14707 E03 cover

Understanding melanoma with treatment and surgery

Booklet
Published: 31 Jul 2019
Next review: 31 Jan 2022
Edition: 3
MAC14707 E03 cover

This booklet talks about what melanoma is, its symptoms and causes, how it's diagnosed and staged, and how it's treated with surgery. It also talks about follow-up and coping with emotions.

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Published: 31 Jul 2019
Next review: 31 Jan 2022
Edition: 3

This booklet talks about what melanoma is, its symptoms and causes, how it's diagnosed and staged, and how it's treated with surgery. It also talks about follow-up and coping with emotions.

About this booklet

This booklet is about a type of skin cancer called melanoma. It is for anyone who has been diagnosed with melanoma that can be treated with surgery. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.

Visit our online information about melanoma.

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