Press Room

Welcome to The Skin Cancer Foundation’s online pressroom. Here you will find skin cancer news, background information, story leads and public service announcements. Additionally, the Foundation’s PR team can provide expert sources to comment on skin cancer-related issues, individuals willing to share their skin cancer experiences and support with fact checking and image requests.

If you are a reporter on assignment, please contact:

Carla Barry-Austin
Senior Director, Marketing Communications
Emily Prager
Communications Manager

Follow The Skin Cancer Foundation’s communications team on Twitter: @SkinCancerPR

Requests for images and content for use in textbooks, brochures or other educational materials should be directed to Paul Melia (

Press Kit

Recent Press Releases

Skin Cancer Foundation to Raise Awareness and Funds this May – (April 29, 2016) – Leading not-for-profit skin cancer education organization observes Skin Cancer Awareness Month with education campaign and fundraising drive.

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The Skin Cancer Foundation Responds to Study Linking Sunbathing to Longer Life Expectancy  (March 25, 2016)  The Skin Cancer Foundation believes that the results of this study could cause the public to abandon sun protective behaviors that we know are effective in preventing skin cancer.

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The Skin Cancer Foundation Appoints Dan Latore as Executive Director  (March 18, 2016)  The Skin Cancer Foundation recently announced the appointment of Dan Latore to the role of Executive Director. Latore previously led the Foundation’s Corporate Partnerships department, and has been with the organization since 2006.

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The Skin Cancer Foundation Hosts Annual Members and Friends Reception  (March 17, 2016)  The Skin Cancer Foundation hosted its annual members and friends reception on March 6 in Washington, DC during the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting.

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Make Skin Health a Priority in 2016  (December 29, 2015)  The Skin Cancer Foundation Recommends Sun Safety as a Healthy New Year’s Resolution.

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Skin Cancer Foundation Responds to FDA’s Proposed Age Restriction on Indoor Tanning  (December 18, 2015)  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new proposed rules on indoor tanning represent a major shift in the fight against skin cancer.

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