Advertisement

What do I need to know about caring for someone with stage 0 melanoma?

If you are caring for someone with stage 0 melanoma, it's important to help that person follow medical advice from their doctors. Help support them both physically and emotionally during diagnosis and treatment. After treatment, you must ensure they see their doctor for yearly screenings to make sure the cancer hasn't come back. Also, encourage them to protect their skin by using sunscreen and protective clothing.

Continue Learning about Melanoma

What a Dermatologist Wants You To Know About Skin Cancer
What a Dermatologist Wants You To Know About Skin Cancer
The rate of new cases of melanoma—the most dangerous form of skin cancer—have more than tripled since 1975, according to data from the National Cancer...
Read More
What factors affect my prognosis with melanoma?
Riverside Cancer Care CenterRiverside Cancer Care Center
The prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the following:The stage of melano...
More Answers
What do I need to know about caring for someone with melanoma?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
If you are caring for someone with melanoma, it is very important to help that person follow medical...
More Answers
Can Drinking Coffee Prevent Melanoma?
Can Drinking Coffee Prevent Melanoma?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.