Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

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Advanced melanoma

Advanced melanoma means your melanoma has spread from where it started to another part of the body.  Treatment can control it, relieve the symptoms, and give you a good quality of life for a while.

About advanced melanoma

Advanced melanoma means your melanoma has spread from where it started to another part of the body. It's also called stage 4 melanoma.

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

The symptoms of advanced melanoma depend on where the melanoma is in your body. Find out about possible symptoms.

Treatment for advanced melanoma

Treatment for advanced melanoma includes targeted cancer drugs and immunotherapy, chemotherapy and other treatments to control symptoms.

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: 
01 May 2020
Next review due: 
01 May 2023

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