Sun & Skin News

How Serious Is a Squamous Cell Carcinoma?

I’d had a few skin cancers removed before, all basal cell carcinomas (BCCs), the most common type. But when I was diagnosed with a squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) on my scalp, it seemed different, and a little more scary.

Speaking Up and Fighting Skin Cancer

People are speaking up in the fight against skin cancer and you can too. The louder our collective voice, the more people we can reach and the more lives we can save.

Embrace Your Scars

Our expert dermatologists tell how to nurture a new scar to get the best outcome — and, if needed, how to fix an older scar to make it look better.

750+ Free Screenings to Date!

From August 1 to October 31, our amazing volunteer dermatologists screened 780 people and identified 167 potential skin cancers and precancers, including 8 suspected melanomas.

The UV Index: Know Your Risk

What is the UV index, and what does it mean? Here’s how you can use it to protect yourself from sunburns and skin cancer.