The epidemic of skin cancer sweeps not only the United States but the entire world. The Foundation's public education programs serve as a stimulus to organizations devoted to skin cancer in many countries.

The Skin Cancer Foundation is committed to stopping skin cancer on a global basis. To that end, the Foundation has emerged as a leader on the international stage by sponsoring two international conferences on skin cancer and forming an International Advisory Council.

International Programs

  • International Alliance Against
    Cancers of the Skin

    The objectives of the International Alliance Against Cancers of the Skin are to urge public health officials throughout the world to place skin cancer education high on their agendas; to be a catalyst for skin cancer education partnerships with the media, public health organizations and educators; and to conduct and co-sponsor conferencesRead More

  • The World Congress on Cancers of the Skin

    The international conference is sponsored jointly by The Skin Cancer Foundation and dermatological organizations of the host country. Held in a different country every two years, the Congress allows physicians a unique opportunity to interact with distinguished international faculty and learn about breakthrough discoveries in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of all types of skin cancer.Read More

  • The International Dermatology Exchange Program (IDEP)

    IDEP is a 3-day conference designed to promote the exchange of ideas among dermatologists, through presentations on a number of topics including new research on skin cancer and skin health, diagnostic techniques, treatments, surgical techniques, cosmetic procedures and more.Read More

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