Sun & Skin News

Uniting to Fight Skin Cancer

After three surgeries and immunotherapy to treat stage III melanoma, Adam Degi has a newfound determination to educate people about the dangers of skin cancer. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam and his wife created a virtual 5K socially distant fundraiser supporting The Skin Cancer Foundation.

A Hole in My Head

The little spot on my forehead didn’t look like much, but it didn’t feel right to me. Turned out to be squamous cell carcinoma, a more dangerous type of skin cancer than I’d had before.

Rossen Rescues Rossen

Sometimes the hero of the story is the one who keeps an eye on your skin and pushes you to see a dermatologist.

Intuition, Luck, Opportunity

A young woman who loved the sun listened to her instincts about some new dark moles on her abdomen. She decided to get her skin checked when she heard about The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Destination: Healthy Skin screening program.

Trial and Error

What happens when a dermatologist learns she has a rare and dangerous melanoma? Vivian Bucay, MD, fought back with strength, family and clinical trials.

Sidelined by Skin Cancer?

University of Kentucky defensive lineman Josh Paschal saw something on the bottom of his foot and said something. His dangerous melanoma didn’t bench him for long!

Is Basal Cell Carcinoma Serious? Let’s Ask Hugh Jackman.

Hugh Jackman is no stranger to skin cancer: the Australian actor has posted photos and video about his skin cancer surgeries. He also urges his fans to protect against the sun’s harmful rays and get checked by a dermatologist. Take a cue from Hugh!