Press Room

Welcome to The Skin Cancer Foundation’s online Press Room. 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.

Recent Press Releases

Spray, Don’t Bake: The Skin Cancer Foundation Suggests Indoor Tanning Alternatives for Young Women This Spring

Just one indoor tanning session can increase your melanoma risk

The Skin Cancer Foundation Announces its 2023 Research Grants Recipients 

$125,000 Awarded to Three Researchers in Dermatology 

Back-to-School Sun Protection Tips from The Skin Cancer Foundation

How to Keep Students Sun-Safe at School.

Join The Skin Cancer Foundation for Skin Cancer Awareness Day at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, August 24

A portion of proceeds from tickets purchased through a special offer will be donated to the Foundation

The Skin Cancer Foundation Offers Tips on Choosing and Using Sunscreen

How to get the most out of this essential sun protection measure

The Skin Cancer Foundation Raises $725,000 at Annual Champions for Change Gala

More than 400 guests gathered to support the Foundation’s lifesaving programs

Skin Cancer Awareness Month Reminder: Early Detection Saves Lives!

This May, The Skin Cancer Foundation advises you to look for 
anything new, changing or unusual on your skin. 

The Skin Cancer Foundation Brings Free Skin Cancer Screenings to Cities Nationwide 

From May to September 2023, the Foundation’s Destination Healthy Skin RV will visit 30 communities around the U.S.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Awards $125,000 in Research Grants

Annual Funding Awarded to Three Early Career Investigators in Dermatology

The Skin Cancer Foundation Offers Tips on Choosing and Using Sunscreen

How to get the most out of this essential sun protection measure

The Skin Cancer Foundation Raises $625,000 For Skin Cancer Education Programs at Annual Champions for Change Gala in New York City

157 dermatologists honored for volunteering with the Foundation’s free skin cancer screening program

Skin Cancer Awareness Month Reminder: Obtain Vitamin D Safely Through Diet and Vitamin Supplements

The Skin Cancer Foundation Cautions Against Unprotected Sun Exposure

Skin Cancer Awareness Month Reminder: Teen Tanning Can Have Dangerous Consequences

The Skin Cancer Foundation pushes for tanning bed restrictions

May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Are You at Risk?

Understand your likelihood of developing the world’s most common cancer

The Skin Cancer Foundation Hits the Road with Destination Healthy Skin

Mobile Education Program Visits Communities Around the U.S. to Raise Skin Cancer Awareness and Provide Free Skin Cancer Screenings

Three Things You Can Do for Your Skin in 2022

Healthy Skin Tips from The Skin Cancer Foundation

Destination Healthy Skin, The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Mobile Education and Screening Program, Wraps up Its 2021 Journey

40 volunteer dermatologists provided 920 free skin cancer screenings in 21 communities

The Skin Cancer Foundation Shares Winter Sun Protection Tips

What to know about protecting your skin during colder months

The Skin Cancer Foundation Is Back on the Road with Mobile Skin Cancer Screening Program

The Foundation’s Destination Healthy Skin RV visits communities around the U.S. to raise skin cancer awareness

The Skin Cancer Foundation Awards 2021 Research Grants

$125,000 in Funding Distributed to Early Career Investigators in Dermatology

Sun Safety Tips for Outdoor Learning and Recreation

Back-to-School Reminders from The Skin Cancer Foundation

Sunscreen 101: How to Get the Most out of Your Sun Protection Products

The Skin Cancer Foundation Shares Its Top Tips for Choosing and Applying Sunscreens

The Skin Cancer Foundation Awards $125,000 in Research Grants

Annual Funding Distributed to Young Investigators in Dermatology

Sun Protection and Skin Cancer Awareness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

What The Skin Cancer Foundation Wants You to Know

Young Women Looking For a “Healthy Glow” Should Not Turn to Indoor Tanning

The Skin Cancer Foundation Encourages Choosing Sunless Tanning Alternatives Over Tanning Beds

The Skin Cancer Foundation Shares Sun Protection Tips for Tropical Holiday Vacations

Concentrated sun exposure on a beach getaway can be especially harmful to the skin

The Skin Cancer Foundation Raises More Than $700,000 at Annual Champions for Change Gala

More than 400 guests gathered to celebrate the Foundation’s 40th Birthday

Beyond Sunscreen: UPF Clothing Provides Excellent Fall Sun Protection

Covering up with clothing is the number one way to protect yourself from harmful ultraviolet rays

Destination: Healthy Skin, The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Mobile Education and Screening Program, Concludes Another Trip Around the Country

59 volunteer dermatologists provided 1,827 free skin cancer screenings in 18 communities

The Skin Cancer Foundation Launches Redesigned Website

SkinCancer.org, the leading online resource for skin cancer education, now offers visitors an enhanced user experience  

Most Americans Unaware of a Widespread and Potentially Life-Threatening Skin Cancer, According to Skin Cancer Foundation Survey

Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC) is the second most common cancer in the U.S., but three out of four Americans don’t know what it is1,2
CSCC causes more deaths than melanoma, but only 28 percent of Americans know it can be life-threatening in its advanced stages2,3

The Skin Cancer Foundation Announces a New Approach to Early Detection with “The Big See®

New Public Health Campaign Urges Americans to Be on the Lookout for Anything New, Changing or Unusual.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Comments on Sunscreen Ingredient Absorption Study

The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends that everyone practice daily sun protection.

The Skin Cancer Foundation is on the Road Again With Destination: Healthy Skin

Mobile Education Program Will Visit Communities Around the U.S. to Raise Skin Cancer Awareness and Provide Free Skin Cancer Screenings.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Launches Carcinomas & Keratoses

New digital publication offers clinical insights into the world’s most common cancers.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Hosts Annual Member Reception in Washington, D.C.

$125,000 Awarded in Grants for Skin Cancer Research.

Spring Break Trips to Tropical Destinations Require Vigilant Sun Protection

Intense, intermittent sun exposure can increase melanoma risk.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Comments on the FDA’s New Proposed Sunscreen Regulations

The Skin Cancer Foundation applauds the FDA for working to elevate standards for effective sun protection.

Winter Sun Safety: What to Know About Protecting Yourself During Colder Months

The Skin Cancer Foundation Shares Tips on Staying Sun Safe Year-Round.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Raises $600,000 at Champions for Change Gala

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.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Comments on FDA Approval of Libtayo (Cemiplimab- RWLC), for the Treatment of Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma (CSCC)

Cemiplimab is the first and only treatment specifically approved and available for advanced CSCC in the U.S.

The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Mobile Education and Screening Program, Destination: Healthy Skin, Ends a Successful Season on the Road

53 volunteer dermatologists provided 1,243 free skin cancer screenings in 18 communities.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Hits the Road With Destination: Healthy Skin Program

Mobile Education Program Will Visit Communities Around the U.S. to Raise Skin Cancer Awareness and Provide Free Skin Cancer Screenings.

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

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.

Skin Cancer Awareness Month Reminder: It’s Never Too Early or Too Late to Reduce Your Skin Cancer Risk

Skin Cancer Prevention Tips From The Skin Cancer Foundation.

New Study Shows Further Evidence that Indoor Tanning Is Addictive

The Skin Cancer Foundation Cautions Against Using Tanning Beds.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Hosts Annual Member Reception in San Diego, California

$125,000 Awarded in Grants for Skin Cancer Research.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Announces Office Relocation

International nonprofit organization expands office space and staff.

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Skin Cancer Foundation Editorial and Corrections Policy 

The Skin Cancer Foundation is committed to remaining a leader in the skin cancer education space by publishing accurate, timely and relevant information across all its platforms. The Foundation makes its recommendations based on independent review of available research, careful consideration of the latest data and verification with skin cancer experts. The Foundation accepts grants and funding for general and administrative support and to sustain specific education programs. However, the Foundation does not cede editorial influence to any outside organization or individual, regardless of donor support. 

We expect to update and polish online content after its initial publication to reflect the latest statistics available and correct any stylistic errors. We do not edit social media posts outside of a reasonable timeframe and will not flag every change for followers; however, we will add an appropriate acknowledgment of correction if new information has revealed a significant error in an earlier version of our content. The Foundation strives to correct any errors as quickly as possible and will take appropriate steps to rectify the situation on our website and on any social media channels where we reference the materials. 

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