Sun & Skin News

Building Your Skin Cancer Team

When skin cancer becomes advanced, you may need one or more of these medical professionals to support your treatment and recovery.

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.

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.

Moving to Fight Melanoma

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. Undeterred by the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam and his wife planned 5K fundraisers supporting The Skin Cancer Foundation during Skin Cancer Awareness Month in 2020 and 2021.

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.

The Dangers of Doctor Google

When you’re searching for medical information, whether about skin cancer or any condition, follow these steps for credible, helpful advice!