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:

Arielle Grabel
Public Relations Manager
agrabel [at]
Ali Venosa
Communications Coordinator
avenosa [at]
Becky Kamowitz
Director, Marketing Communications
bkamowitz [at]

Requests for images and content
for use in textbooks, brochures or other educational materials should be emailed to


Recent Press Releases

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

The Skin Cancer Foundation Hosts Annual Member Reception in San Diego, California
(February 22, 2018)
 – $125,000 Awarded in Grants for Skin Cancer Research. Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Announces Office Relocation
(January 29, 2018)
 – International nonprofit organization expands office space and staff. Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Raises $550,000 At Star Studded Champions for Change Gala
(October 17, 2017)
 – More than 400 guests gathered to raise funds for skin cancer education initiatives and celebrate the Foundation’s longstanding supporters. Read More

Skin Cancer Foundation Position: Surface Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx)
(October 2, 2017)
 – This non-surgical procedure to treat non-melanoma skin cancers holds promise, but it’s too early to determine the procedure’s safety and efficacy. Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Launches Destination: Healthy Skin
(May 30, 2017)
 – New Program Will Bring Skin Cancer Education and Screenings to Thousands Nationwide. Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation and Amazon Team Up to Raise Skin Cancer Awareness
(May 15, 2017)
 – Agreement Connects Two Leaders in their Respective Fields to Bring Lifesaving Information to the Public. Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Comments on FDA Approval of Bavencio (Avelumab) for the Treatment of Merkel Cell Carcinoma
(March 29, 2017)
 – On March 23, 2017, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Bavencio (avelumab) for the treatment of adults and pediatric patients 12 years and older with Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare, aggressive skin cancer. Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Hosts Annual Member Reception in Orlando, Florida
(March 15, 2017)
  – The Skin Cancer Foundation hosted its annual Member Reception on March 3 at the Castle Hotel in Orlando, Florida, during the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting. Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Response: Repeal of the Tanning Tax
(March 9, 2017) 
– The Skin Cancer Foundation strongly urges Congress to maintain this tax, which deters people from engaging in deadly tanning behaviors, and ultimately saves lives.Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Shares Three Ways to Lower Your Skin Cancer Risk in 2017 
(January 3, 2017) – 
The beginning of a new year is typically when people assess their health and vow to improve their well-being. Resolving to take better care of your skin is a great place to start: after all, it is the body’s largest organ.Read More