Sun & Skin News

Dr. Jill Biden Undergoes Mohs Surgery

First Lady Jill Biden had Mohs surgery to remove two basal cell carcinomas; one found above her right eye during a routine skin cancer screening and one on her chest identified during her pre-operative consultation.

A Skin Cancer Spotted at the Salon

When Ronnie walked into the salon in June 2022, she never imagined that her life was about to take a frightening turn. As her hairdresser parted Ronnie’s hair for a cut, she saw something new on Ronnie’s scalp that turned out to be a melanoma.

Celebrities and Skin Cancer – They’re Just Like Us

Given the prevalence of skin cancer in the United States, it’s not surprising that so many celebrities have had the disease. In fact, one out of every five Americans is going to get skin cancer. In our very own “Just Like Us” feature, we share somecelebrities you may not realize have had the world’s most common cancer.

In My Mother’s Eyes: Her Ocular Melanoma Story

Ocular (meaning “of the eye”) melanoma is very different from cutaneous (“of the skin”) melanoma. Learn more about this rare form of melanoma, in a story told by the daughter of a survivor.

Defend Your Skin: NFL Coach Shares 3 Tips for Skin Cancer Prevention

For Sean McDermott, head coach of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, a strong defensive strategy is a key part of winning, both on and off the field. That’s why he’s teaming up with The Skin Cancer Foundation to bring attention to the importance of skin cancer prevention and early detection.

#ThisIsSkinCancer

Skin cancer survivors and caregivers share, in their own powerful words, what it’s like to live with and beyond skin cancer. Their goal is to educate about the dangers of the disease and give hope to the newly diagnosed.

Moving to Fight Melanoma

After three surgeries and immunotherapy to treat stage III melanoma, Adam Degi is determined to educate people about the dangers of skin cancer. Undeterred by the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam and his wife planned virtual 5K fundraisers supporting The Skin Cancer Foundation during Skin Cancer Awareness Month in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

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