In many countries, local patient organizations have been established to give skin cancer patients, as well as their friends and families, an opportunity to connect and share experiences – both in-person and through online forums. If you’ve been diagnosed with skin cancer, know someone who has, or would simply like to learn more from the experiences of others, browse the list below or search online to see if there’s a skin cancer patient organization in your area.

United States:
The Skin Cancer Foundation
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute
Melanoma Research Foundation


United Kingdom:
Cancer Research UK


Melanoma Institute Australia
Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia
Cancer Council Australia 
Australian Cancer Research Foundation
Melanoma Research Australia

New Zealand:
Melanoma Foundation of New Zealand