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
Becky Kamowitz
Director, Marketing Communications

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

The Skin Cancer Foundation Shares Three Ways to Lower Your Skin Cancer Risk in 2017
(January 3, 2017) – 
The beginning of a new year is typically when people assess their health and vow to improve their well-being. Resolving to take better care of your skin is a great place to start: after all, it is the body’s largest organ.Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Appoints Bill Ridenour as Senior Director of Partnership Development  
(December 30, 2016) – 
Ridenour’s career has spanned over 30 years in the advertising industry and this new position marks a switch to the nonprofit sector. Read More

Leadership Change Announced at The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Champions for Change Gala  
(October 31, 2016) – 
Skin Cancer Foundation President Perry Robins, MD, announced his retirement as he accepted the Champions for Change award.Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Shares Sun Protection Tips for Young Children (July 14, 2016) – The Skin Cancer Foundation wants parents and caregivers to know that skin cancer is highly preventable, and offers tips to help keep babies and toddlers sun-safe.Read More

The 2016 Skin Cancer Foundation Journal: Now Available (June 2, 2016) – The Skin Cancer Foundation just released the 2016 edition of its Journal, the annual publication geared to the public and distributed through dermatologist offices across the country.Read More