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The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal

Our annual magazine, The Skin Cancer Foundation Journalshares advice from experts on skin cancer prevention, early detection and treatment, as well as stories from people who have experienced skin cancer. It also highlights our members, donors, programs and events that all support our efforts to fight the world’s most common cancer.

5 Secrets of Sunscreen Users in the U.S.

The best sunscreen is the one you’ll use, so researchers wanted to dig a bit deeper into what makes people use sunscreen, how they apply it and when — with the hopes of getting more people to do it more regularly.

Play On, Jimmy Buffett

His fans adored him for the salt-rimmed, worry-free lifestyle he espoused. Now his enormous following has given him a posthumous […]

The Next Generation of Skin Cancer Innovators

For more than 40 years, The Skin Cancer Foundation has given grants to early career investigators whose work shows promise in the prevention, detection or treatment of skin cancer. Previous recipients have become trailblazers in their fields and continue to support our mission. Allow us to introduce you to our donors and our three most recent awardees, who share how they balance patient care, research and family life.

We Don’t Want to Scare You, But …

… because too many people still think skin cancer is “no big deal,” maybe we want to scare you a bit. Despite recent advances in detection and treatment, skin cancer is a serious disease that can have devastating consequences. Read our six important lessons and, yes, be a little afraid. It might make all the difference.

Find Your Sun Protection Style!

Sunscreen is always a major part of the sun protection equation, but there are many other clothing and accessory options you can mix and match to create the best possible coverage. Here’s our guide to find what’s best for you.

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