The 2016 Skin Cancer Foundation Journal: Now Available

Sleek, modern redesign and credible content collide in annual publication all about skin cancer

New York, NY (June 2, 2016) –
The Skin Cancer Foundation just released the 2016 edition of its Journal, the annual publication geared to the public and distributed through dermatologist offices across the country.

Featuring content written by expert dermatologists and The Skin Cancer Foundation’s editorial team, this year’s magazine has been redesigned by Robert Priest and Grace Lee of the award-winning design company Priest + Grace. With its vivid yellow cover illustrated by Ben Wiseman and easy-to-read typography, the Journal captures readers and keeps them engaged with large, compelling photography and original illustrations. The vibrant color palette makes reading the magazine an uplifting and informative experience.

“I couldn’t be more thrilled to unveil this year’s Journal,” says Dan Latore, executive director of The Skin Cancer Foundation. “The Foundation staff, our content contributors and Priest and Grace worked together to create a really dynamic publication with a friendly and welcoming tone. We’re providing important and, in some cases, lifesaving information in a way that’s not only helpful, but tough to ignore.”

As the leader in skin cancer and sun protection education, the Foundation strives to make topics approachable and relatable. Longtime Skin Cancer Foundation Executive Editor Mark Teich, along with Julie Bain, health and science editor (previously health director at Ladies’ Home Journal) worked closely with Journal contributors to generate 74 pages of editorial content.

Highlights include:

Mohs Surgery: The Gold Standard
By Arielle N.B. Kauvar, MD
Explores the low recurrence rate, high cure rate and excellent cosmetic results associated with this surgical skin cancer treatment.

Night Moves
By Deborah S. Sarnoff, MD, and Danielle Gerome
Photography by Elisabeth Bernstein
A profile of Camp Sundown, a summer camp that turns night into day for children with life-threatening sun sensitivity.

Melanoma at Its Most Curable
By H. William Higgins II, MD, and David Leffell, MD
The authors write candidly about their recent research on melanoma in situ: it’s on the rise, especially among young men, and they explain why that’s good – and bad – news.

The Face
By Zacki Murphy
A former Ford model shares her history of tanning and how she paid the price with a disfiguring skin cancer scar in the middle of her face.

The Journal features advertisements from many of the Foundation’s corporate partners, including 3M Window Film, AMA Laboratories, CeraVe, Coppertone, Eau Thermale Avene, Enhanced Protective Glass Automotive Association, EZ-KOOL Solar Automotive Glass, Jane Iredale, Lands’ End, Maui Jim, Neutrogena, O’Neill Wetsuits and UV Skinz.

The print publication is available for free download at Individual articles are accessible at



Carla Barry-Austin


About The Skin Cancer Foundation
The Skin Cancer Foundation is the only global organization solely devoted to the prevention, early detection and treatment of skin cancer. The mission of the Foundation is to decrease the incidence of skin cancer through public and professional education and research. Since its inception in 1979, the Foundation has recommended following a complete sun protection regimen that includes seeking shade and covering up with clothing, including a wide-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses, in addition to daily sunscreen use. For more information, visit