Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It can spread rapidly and can be life-threatening if left untreated.

Accurate and up-to-date information on Melanoma including risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment can be found on the Te Aho o Te Kahu, Cancer Control Agency website.

Related websites

Cancer Society of New Zealand
The Cancer Society of New Zealand (0800 226 237) offer information and support services for people with cancer.

Worksafe New Zealand
Worksafe New Zealand provides information for outdoors workers on sun protection.

SunSmart has information on how to protect yourself and your family from damaging UV radiation.

Melanoma New Zealand
A charitable trust dedicated to melanoma issues.

Melanoma Network of New Zealand (Melnet)
A charitable trust for health professionals committed to reducing the incidence and impact of skin cancer in New Zealand.

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