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What do I need to know about caring for someone with desmoplastic melanoma?

In order to best care for someone with desmoplastic melanoma, it's important to provide both physical and emotional support. Help make sure they follow medical advice from their doctors during treatment. After treatment, ensure that they see their doctor for frequent check-ups to make sure the cancer hasn't come back. Reinforce the importance of doing self-checks on their skin, since desmoplastic melanoma may return to the same place. It's also very important to support your loved one emotionally, because desmoplastic melanoma may cause emotional distress.

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