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
cbarryaustin@skincancer.org
212-725-5641
Becky Kamowitz
Director, Marketing Communications
bkamowitz@skincancer.org
212-725-5177


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 (pmelia@skincancer.org).

Press Kit

Recent Press Releases


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.

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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.

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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.

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The Skin Cancer Foundation Responds to 2016 Consumer Sunscreen Guides Released by Consumer Reports and The Environmental Working Group (EWG) (May 27, 2016)

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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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