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Blogs by Victoria Kopec

Victoria is Director of Marketing Communications, heading up The Skin Cancer Foundation's content strategy for the website, blog and social media. She has decades of experience writing and editing content related to health care, chronic and communicable diseases, global health, cancer and cancer research. Victoria has worked on website launches and digital content creation and strategy for Memorial Sloan-Kettering's Cycle for Survival and Fred's Team fundraising programs, AmeriCares global health and emergency response programs, DKMS bone marrow donor center and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

Defend Your Skin: NFL Coach Shares 3 Tips for Skin Cancer Prevention

For Sean McDermott, head coach of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, a strong defensive strategy is a key part of winning, both on and off the field. That’s why he’s teaming up with The Skin Cancer Foundation to bring attention to the importance of skin cancer prevention and early detection.

Goal Met! 1,500+ Free Screenings this Spring and Summer

It’s been a smashing summer for the Destination Healthy Skin free skin cancer screening and education program. During July, we traveled up the west coast before heading back east in August where we ended the month by surpassing our 2023 goal of 1,500 free screenings. And we’re not done yet! 

More Progress, More Hope, More Time

Melanoma took many things from Todd and Linda Nagel, but it never took away their hope. Today, Linda celebrates the life of her beloved late husband by hosting an annual golf event that funds vital skin cancer research and brings hope to patients and their families.

June Update: More than 1,000 Free Screenings in 2023

Our 2023 Destination Healthy Skin free screening and education journey around the country is going strong. The RV has been on the road since May, and as of July 26, Our volunteer dermatologists have performed 1,137 free skin cancer screenings, identifying 427 suspected skin cancers and precancers including 24 suspected melanomas.

Dr. Jill Biden Undergoes Mohs Surgery

First Lady Jill Biden had Mohs surgery to remove two basal cell carcinomas; one found above her right eye during a routine skin cancer screening and one on her chest identified during her pre-operative consultation.

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