Living with melanoma

Getting practical and emotional support can help you cope with a diagnosis of melanoma, life during treatment and life after melanoma.

Skin care after melanoma

A diagnosis of melanoma means you are at a higher than average risk of having another melanoma in the future. So it’s important to keep an eye on your skin and protect it when out in the sun. 


Coping with cancer can be difficult. Help and support are available. There are things you can do, people to help and ways to cope with a diagnosis of melanoma.

Resources and organisations

Organisations, support groups, books, videos and other resources are available to help you cope with melanoma and treatment.

Last reviewed: 
06 May 2020
Next review due: 
08 May 2023
Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer