We’ve gathered some useful links and resources to help you be informed about melanoma.
These are resources which are trusted and reliable.
- Glossary of Terms – Melanoma Unit
- Understanding Early Melanoma Book
- Understanding Advanced Melanoma Book
- What You Need To Know About Immunotherapy
- Preparing For Immunotherapy
- Immunotherapy Side Effects
- Immunotherapy And Lifestyle
- Seeking Support During Immunotherapy
- Skin Cancer Self Check Booklet
- Skin Cancer Posters
Don’t be afraid to ask your specialist or care team questions at appointments and during treatments. The more you know the better.
- Melanoma Support New Zealand (private Facebook group)
- Cancer Society New Zealand
- Financial Support
- Keytruda Kiwis (private Facebook group)
- Look Good Feel Better
- Lymphoedema Support Network
- TimeOut – Providing holiday home experiences to terminally ill patients and their families
Ask your GP to recommend support services in your area.
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