The Skin Cancer Foundation provides comprehensive, medically-reviewed information on skin cancer prevention, early detection, risk factors and treatment.
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 signs
Squamous cell carcinoma warning signs & images
Don’t ignore the early signs of this common, sometimes invasive skin cancer.
Answer your questions
Are rare skin cancers serious?
What you need to know about less common skin diseases.
Get the Facts
Skin cancer stats & facts
Straight talk about the world’s most common cancer.
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.)