Sun & Skin News

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.

Is Virtual Medicine Here to Stay?

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of telemedicine skyrocketed. This practice may be especially useful in teledermatology going forward.

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.

Can Viruses Lead to Skin Cancer?

No, we’re not talking about COVID-19 here. But emerging evidence shows a link between the human papillomavirus (HPV) and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin. Viruses may play a role in other skin cancers, too. Here’s what we know so far.