Since 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has set the standard for educating the public and the medical community about skin cancer, its prevention by means of sun protection, the need for early detection and prompt, effective treatment. More about us.

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Know the warning signs

How Do You Spot Squamous Cell Carcinoma?

Early signs you should never ignore.

Answer your questions

What is Mohs Surgery?

Learn what happens during and after the procedure.

Get the Facts

Is it OK to Leave Your Skin Cancer Alone?

The short answer is NO. Find out why.


Of Americans will develop skin cancer
More than 2 people die of skin cancer every hour


sunburns doubles your risk for melanoma
melanoma early detection five-year survival rate (U.S.)


Skin Cancer Is the Cancer You Can See.

The Big See campaign aims to inspire you to get to know your skin, look in the mirror and keep these three words in mind:
It could save your life.

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