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

If you are caring for someone with polypoid melanoma, it's important to care for your loved one both physically and emotionally. Help the person follow medical advice from their doctors during and after treatment, especially if treatment involves chemotherapy or radiation therapy. After treatment, ensure that they see their doctor for frequent check-ups to make sure the cancer hasn't come back. It's also very important to support them emotionally, because polypoid melanoma may cause emotional distress. If it's helpful, encourage them to seek counseling or join a support group to cope with polypoid melanoma' emotional effects.

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