Skin Cancer – Melanoma

Read March 15, 2019

Melanoma, Stigma, and Mental Health

On March 6th, 2019 our Research and Training Institute (RTI) presented findings of a study on more than 40 adult patients with a diagnosis of melanoma at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. Below is a post from the research team about the significance of their findings for the melanoma community.
Read June 4, 2018

New Research on Melanoma Survivors Released at ASCO 2018

Last Friday, you may have seen a post on our blog explaining that we will be sharing three Q-and-A blogs sharing the significance of our latest research abstracts at the American Society of Oncology’s annual conference that will greatly impact people affected by cancer. Today’s blog covers our latest research on communication between melanoma patients and their health care team. Below see our second Q-and-A with our President, Linda House, on the topic.
Colleen and Frank Middleton
Read December 14, 2016

Experiences of Melanoma Patients and Caregivers

The Cancer Support Community constantly strives to better understand the experiences of patients and caregivers to best meet their needs. Often we conduct in-depth surveys on specific concerns or cancer diagnoses when we are considering adding or modifying programs. This past spring, we conducted such a survey of individuals (both patients and caregivers) affected by melanoma. We, along with partner organizations, conducted an online survey of 140 individuals diagnosed with melanoma and 64 caregivers assessing experiences, beliefs, attitudes, preferences for information and support.