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Advanced melanoma

Advanced melanoma means your melanoma has spread from where it started to another part of the body. Advanced melanoma can’t be cured. But treatment can control it, relieve the symptoms, and give you a good quality of life for a while.

About advanced melanoma

Find out about advanced melanoma skin cancer and how it might affect you.

Coping with advanced melanoma

Get support to cope with emotional, practical and physical issues when you have advanced melanoma skin cancer.

Symptoms of advanced melanoma

Find out about possible symptoms of advanced melanoma skin cancer and when to see your doctor. 

Treatment for advanced melanoma

Find out about the different types of treatment for advanced melanoma skin cancer.

Support at home for you and your family

You might need some care and support at home due to melanoma or its treatment. A lot of practical and emotional support is available to you. 

Last reviewed: 
12 Feb 2016

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