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#ThisIsSkinCancer

Skin cancer survivors and caregivers share, in their own powerful words, what it’s like to live with and beyond skin cancer. Their goal is to educate about the dangers of the disease and give hope to the newly diagnosed.

There’s Something About May

In May 2022, our volunteer dermatologists screened 263 participants across four states and Washington, DC, putting in over 39 hours of screening time. And we’re just getting started!

10 Ways to Boost Your Sunscreen

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you may not realize how much UV exposure you’re getting while pursuing your passion. Maximize your sun safety with our experts’ best tips.

Ask the Expert: Can I Avoid a Scar?

If much of a skin cancer tumor is below the surface, the scar may be bigger than expected. But Mohs surgery has a high cure rate while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.

Moving to Fight Melanoma

After three surgeries and immunotherapy to treat stage III melanoma, Adam Degi is determined to educate people about the dangers of skin cancer. Undeterred by the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam and his wife planned virtual 5K fundraisers supporting The Skin Cancer Foundation during Skin Cancer Awareness Month in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Sidelined by Skin Cancer?

University of Kentucky defensive lineman Josh Paschal saw something on the bottom of his foot and said something. His dangerous melanoma didn’t bench him for long!

When a Child Gets Skin Cancer

Pediatric melanomas are rare and different from adult cases, but they can happen. One young girl’s story, how St. Jude helped and what parents need to know.

A Lifetime in the Sun

A renowned physician tells of his lifetime love of the great outdoors. The drawback? His sun exposure led to serious skin cancers.

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