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Acral Melanoma Survivor Warns: Know What to Look For

Most people who go to the podiatrist would never expect to get biopsied and diagnosed with a rare, dangerous skin cancer. But that’s exactly what happened to Dorothy Overstreet. Now, she wants to educate people about acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) and how to detect it.  

After Melanoma, a New Beginning

A melanoma survivor and advocate shares his story to inspire a feeling of community and support for skin cancer education, early detection and prevention.

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.

Goal Met! 1,500+ Free Screenings this Spring and Summer

It’s been a smashing summer for the Destination Healthy Skin free skin cancer screening and education program. During July, we traveled up the west coast before heading back east in August where we ended the month by surpassing our 2023 goal of 1,500 free screenings. And we’re not done yet! 

Actress Ariana Madix On Why Early Detection Matters

After a scary experience with melanoma, actress and author, Ariana Madix is using her platform to make a change. She wants you to know that getting a skin exam could save your life — just like it may have saved hers.

A Creative Outlet to Cope with Cancer

When dermatologist Tamara Lazic Strugar, MD, was diagnosed with stage IV cancer in 2022, she made time to pursue a dream related to children and sun protection.

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