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.

The Skin Cancer Foundation

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

American Cancer Society

National Cancer Institute


Cancer Research UK

Cancerfonden (Swedish)

Melanoma Research Foundation

Melanoma Institute Australia

Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia

Cancer Council Australia 

Australian Cancer Research Foundation

Melanoma Research Australia

Melanoma Foundation of New Zealand