COVID-19 | What You Should Know

Being treated for melanoma, or other skin cancers, can put patients at a higher risk of contracting infections. Hunter Melanoma Foundation (HMF) understands that people in the Hunter undergoing treatment or who have recently finished treatment may have a few questions around how the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) might impact them.
Please note that this is a rapidly evolving health event and updates are changing often, so please check the Australian Department of Health website

Generally, if you are undergoing or have had recent treatment for melanoma you should continue to follow any specific advice and standard precautions recommended by your health care practitioners to minimise the risk of infection.

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