Press Room

Welcome to The Skin Cancer Foundation’s online pressroom. Here you will find skin cancer news, background information and story leads. Additionally, the Foundation’s PR team can provide expert sources to comment on skin cancer-related issues, individuals willing to share their skin cancer experiences and support with fact checking and image requests.

If you are a reporter on assignment, please contact or call 646.583.7987.


Recent Press Releases

The Skin Cancer Foundation Announces a New Approach to Early Detection with “The Big See”
(June 25, 2019)
 – New Public Health Campaign Urges Americans to Be on the Lookout for Anything New, Changing or Unusual.Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Comments on Sunscreen Ingredient Absorption Study
(May 7, 2019)
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A Skin Cancer Awareness Month Reminder from The Skin Cancer Foundation: If You Can Spot It, You Can Stop It
(May 1, 2019)
 – Schedule an Annual Skin Exam With Your Dermatologist.Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation is on the Road Again With Destination: Healthy Skin
(May 1, 2019)
 – Mobile Education Program Will Visit Communities Around the U.S. to Raise Skin Cancer Awareness and Provide Free Skin Cancer Screenings.Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Launches Carcinomas & Keratoses
(March 27, 2019)
 – New digital publication offers clinical insights into the world’s most common cancers.Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Hosts Annual Member Reception in Washington, D.C.
(March 18, 2019)
 – $125,000 Awarded in Grants for Skin Cancer Research.Read More

Spring Break Trips to Tropical Destinations Require Vigilant Sun Protection
(March 14, 2019)
 – Intense, intermittent sun exposure can increase melanoma risk.Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Comments on the FDA’s New Proposed Sunscreen Regulations
(February 25, 2019)
 – The Skin Cancer Foundation applauds the FDA for working to elevate standards for effective sun protection.Read More

Winter Sun Safety: What to Know About Protecting Yourself During Colder Months
(November 13, 2018)
 – The Skin Cancer Foundation Shares Tips on Staying Sun Safe Year-Round.Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Raises $600,000 at Champions for Change Gala
(October 26, 2018)
 – More than 400 guests gathered to raise funds for skin cancer education initiatives and celebrate the Foundation’s efforts to change behaviors and save lives. Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Comments on FDA Approval of Libtayo (Cemiplimab- RWLC), for the Treatment of Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma (CSCC)
(October 1, 2018)
 –  Cemiplimab is the first and only treatment specifically approved and available for advanced CSCC in the U.S. Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Mobile Education and Screening Program, Destination: Healthy Skin, Ends a Successful Season on the Road
(September 6, 2018)
 – 53 volunteer dermatologists provided 1,243 free skin cancer screenings in 18 communities. Read More

Back-to-School Sun Protection Tips from The Skin Cancer Foundation
(August 17, 2018)
 – How to Keep Students Sun-Safe at School. Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Hits the Road With Destination: Healthy Skin Program
(May 9, 2018)
 – Mobile Education Program Will Visit Communities Around the U.S. to Raise Skin Cancer Awareness and Provide Free Skin Cancer Screenings. Read More

What The Skin Cancer Foundation Wants People to Know about Hawaii’s Proposed Ban on the Sale and Distribution of Sunscreens Containing Oxybenzone and Octinoxate
(May 3, 2018)
 – At a time when skin cancer is widely considered to be a public health epidemic, any legislation that limits options for effective sun protection is cause for concern. Read More

Skin Cancer Awareness Month Reminder: It’s Never Too Early or Too Late to Reduce Your Skin Cancer Risk
(May 1, 2018)
 – Skin Cancer Prevention Tips From The Skin Cancer Foundation. Read More

New Study Shows Further Evidence that Indoor Tanning Is Addictive
(March 20, 2018)
 – The Skin Cancer Foundation Cautions Against Using Tanning Beds. Read More