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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Is Mohs Surgery Right for You?

Learn more about this highly effective skin cancer treatment.

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Is Basal Cell Carcinoma Dangerous?

What you need to know about the most common skin cancer.

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3 Things to
Look For

Spot the cancer you can see when it’s easiest to treat.


Of Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70
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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