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A melanoma diagnosis can lead to many unanswered questions. Aim for Answers makes finding the right information easier, by providing patients, caregivers and family members, with everything they need to know about melanoma. 


AIM at Melanoma would like to thank Dr. John Kirkwood and for providing a large portion of the scientific content, and his dedication to fighting this disease.

  • About Melanoma and Other Lesions

    Get the facts on melanoma—where it occurs, how it develops, and how you can recognize it.

  • Risk Factors

    Know your risk factors so you can learn to reduce your chances of developing melanoma.

  • Prevention

    Learn vital information about UV radiation and how to protect yourself.

    Early Detection

    Find out how to spot the early signs of melanoma.

  • Path to Getting a Diagnosis

    Find out what procedures and tests are recommended, how they help your doctor establish your stage of melanoma, and where to find a melanoma specialist.

    Dealing With the Diagnosis

    Learn what steps you can take after getting a melanoma diagnosis.

  • Stages of Melanoma
  • Learn about your melanoma stage; how it is determined and what this means for your treatment plan and expectations for the future.
  • Treatment of Melanoma

    Treatments are available for all patients with melanoma. Find out about the ones that may be right for you.

  • Clinical Trials

  • Find out about clinical trials-what they are, why they're important, and whether you are eligible to participate in one.

  • Patient & Caregiver Support

    Discover support and resources available for dealing with a melanoma diagnosis.

  • Moving On After Treatment

    Learn about life after melanoma and what kind of follow-up is essential to your future health.