Sun & Skin News

What We’re Grateful for at The Skin Cancer Foundation

As we rake leaves, dig out our mothers’ pie recipes or make travel plans for Thanksgiving, it’s a good time to remember that feeling grateful is not just good for our mental health. Studies suggest it may also help improve heart health, lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation.

Protect Your Pets From Skin Cancer!

While fur protects skin from the sun to an extent, dogs and cats can get sunburned, and they can develop skin cancer, too. Read about Tundra, an all-around good dog who has battled numerous skin cancers. Tundra’s owner just happens to be the executive director of The Skin Cancer Foundation!

A Haircut Could Save Your Life

Hair professionals are in a unique position to detect skin cancers on the scalp because they have a natural view of difficult-to-see areas.

Our Staff Gets Out!

At The Skin Cancer Foundation, we know how vital time in nature is for our health. Our staff members share a photo and tell how they protect their skin from the sun.

Celebrating the Women of The Skin Cancer Foundation

March is Women’s History Month, and The Skin Cancer Foundation’s female physician members are taking the opportunity to share their unique insights as women in dermatology, and the world of medicine as a whole.

Research Reaches Higher – Planting the Seeds, Part 1

Since 1981, The Skin Cancer Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in research grants to encourage ideas in skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment to bloom and flourish. In part 1, we speak to David Polsky, MD, PhD, chair of the Research Grants Committee, to learn the ins and outs of the program.

Say What?!

Did you know that one in five Americans will have skin cancer during the course of a lifetime? It’s OK if you didn’t — this statistic isn’t necessarily common knowledge.

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