We all understand that maintaining a healthy lifestyle can improve both physical and emotional well-being, especially during and following treatment for melanoma. Read our tips for a good well-being plan, which can restore some sense of control.
For people living with and beyond melanoma (and their loved ones), holidays, birthdays and anniversaries are often accompanied by complex emotions. We take a closer look at the challenges that arise around special dates and how to manage them.
Scanxiety is a normal feeling experienced by many people, commonly when awaiting test results. In this article we explain more about scanxiety and share some tips for coping.
Family and friends play a critical 'carer' role throughout the melanoma journey. In this supportive care article, Claire Gore explains common carer experiences, tips for managing carer stress and resources available.
The Supportive Care Needs Study investigated and identified the well-being, unmet needs, and desired services of melanoma patients and carers. This article summarises study results and vital next steps.
For people living with melanoma and their loved ones, the holiday period can bring up mixed experiences and feelings, so we provide some tips which we hope will help make the most of this time.
When considering therapy, it's important to choose a form that suits you. Our Supportive Care team explains the benefits of both individual and group therapy.
The fear of melanoma coming back, or progressing, is a very common experience following a melanoma diagnosis. Here are some practical strategies to help manage this fear.
A recent MELCARE pilot study assessed the feasibility, acceptability and benefits of a nurse-led survivorship program for people with metastatic melanoma.
How you can make a difference by participating in Supportive Care Research, and the different forms it can take.