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What should I know about caring for someone with lentigo maligna melanoma?

If you are caring for someone with lentigo maligna melanoma, it's important to help that person take care of their physical and emotional health. Help them follow medical advice from their doctors regarding treatment and follow-up care. Ensure they see their doctor for regular screenings to make sure the cancer hasn't come back or spread. Also, encourage them to protect their skin by using sunscreen and protective clothing. Remember that lentigo maligna melanoma can cause emotional distress in addition to the physical symptoms, so help support your loved one emotionally as they cope with the disease's challenges.

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