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High Altitude, High Risk, Part 3

Did you know that as your altitude increases, so does your risk for skin cancer? We hear from astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a year on the space station.

The Mind-Skin Stress Connection, Part 1

Your state of mind can affect your skin health, and your skin health can affect your state of mind. Here’s what you need to know and how to mitigate the damage.

High Altitude, High Risk, Part 1

Did you know that as your altitude increases, so does you risk for skin cancer? Champion ski racer Erik Schlopy shares how he protects himself against UV radiation.

Spotlight on Skin Cancer Early Detection

The Big See® skin cancer education initiative uses simple but strong messaging to empower people to play a bigger role in detecting skin cancers early, when they are easiest to treat and even cure.

Face Facts

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most common skin cancer, is often easy to treat. But BCC on your face can be a big deal, as Alison Sweeney learned when she was diagnosed.

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.

When a Common Skin Cancer Advances

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) can become advanced and, in rare cases, even life-threatening, but today there are new treatment options for these patients.

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