Home treatment is not appropriate for melanoma. If you think you might have melanoma, remember that a delay in seeing a doctor can affect how successful treatment is.

See When to Call a Health Professional for symptoms that could be caused by melanoma.

There are things you can do to help reduce your risk of melanoma, and to increase the chances of detecting early any skin changes that might be due to cancer.

Lifestyle changes
Who should be screened
Self-screening
Screening by a health professional