Sun & Skin News

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.

What We’re Grateful for at The Skin Cancer Foundation

As we rake leaves, dig out our mothers’ pie recipes or make travel plans this week, 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.

Behind the Scenes: My First Skin Cancer Foundation Gala

On the evening of Tuesday, October 18th, hundreds of guests from the beauty, health, entertainment and medical industries were filing into the Mandarin Oriental New York. Waiting for them in the ballroom — which boasted a dazzling view of the New York skyline — was The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Champions for Change Gala.

Our Pioneer in Fighting Skin Cancer

Not long after I joined The Skin Cancer Foundation a few months ago, our executive director, Dan Latore, gave me a daunting task. “We’d like to include a tribute to our founder in our annual magazine,” he said. That would be Perry Robins, MD, one of the most famous dermatologists in the world. “I think you should write it,” he said.