Sun & Skin News

Are You Brave Enough to #EatTheBean?

We love hearing about the unique ideas people come up with to support The Skin Cancer Foundation, but we never expected to hear that people would be willing to eat something that tastes like dirty socks to help fund our work. That’s just what the Colorado State Patrol has inspired others to do with their #EatTheBean Challenge.

Grants Spur Lifesaving Research

The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Research Grants Program has given young physicians and investigators a special boost for studies that served as stepping stones to major lifesaving breakthroughs.

When You Just Know

Knowledge is power. The skin is the largest organ, and it’s all out there where you can see it. So the more you learn about skin cancer and what to look for, the more you can do to help yourself.

Funding Research to Save Lives

Each year, we award several grants to dermatology residents, fellows and young faculty to fund research and clinical studies related to skin cancer.

This Is Only the Beginning

Since 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has worked tirelessly to arm the public with information on the prevention, detection and treatment of this disease.  Our focus is simple: Education as a means to change behaviors and ultimately save lives.

A Dermatologist on a Mission

When I joined the Foundation several months ago, I quickly learned of Dr. Deborah Sarnoff. As I pored over skin cancer research, read up on the history of the Foundation and its important education programs and reviewed countless news articles, I saw her influence everywhere.