Certificate of compliance

The Melanoma International Foundation

is in compliance with the HONcode

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10 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Nov 2019

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

03 Feb 2008

Certificate validity:

valid until Nov 2019

Date of last visit:

08 Nov 2018

Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Scientific Advisory Board

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Collaborative platforms:

Our blog is moderated occasionally and posteriorly. Moderators are volunteers. Internet users posting comments on this blog should not be considered as health professionals.

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The information provided on this site and linked sites are not meant to replace your doctor’s advice or constitute diagnostic or medical care. If you have questions about your disease, please ask your doctor.

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Collaborative platforms:

Comments posted on this Blog should be designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

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Privacy Policy

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We remind you that everyone can read and use your comments. You do not have the possibility to erase your own comments.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Source: National Cancer Institute, American Cancer Society’s Facts and Figures, The Skin Cancer Foundation, The American Academy of Dermatology.
Source: Melanoma: Not Just Skin Cancer, by Catherine M. Poole; Contributing editors: Keith Flaherty, MD, DuPont Guerry, MD and Jedd Wolchok, MD, 2015.

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Collaborative platforms:

Internet users commenting on my blog must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge. We invite you to provide resources (references, links, …) on health/medical claims when possible and relevant.

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UPDATED: September 1, 2018

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

866-463-6663 International:
Melanoma International Foundation
250 Mapleflower Rd, Glenmoore, PA 19343

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MIF is primarily funded through the generous donations of individuals. We do receive a smaller portion of funding from family foundations, community foundations and pharmaceutical foundations.

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Our website does not host advertisement banners and sponsored links.

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

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