Skin Type – Which Type of Skin Do You Have?

Skin Type – Which Type of Skin Do You Have?

These 4 types of skin are present in almost every region in the world. The family tree column is mentioning the majority in the referring countries or regions. Adapted from the Fitzpatrick Skin Typing Test: This information is not intended to be a substitute for...
Banning Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives 

Banning Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives 

“A total ban on indoor tanning could prevent nearly 203,000 melanoma cases and 23,000 melanoma deaths, and save $1.1 billion in melanoma treatment costs.” “We know that tanning beds cause skin cancer – the World Health Organization considers them a level one...
Students Against Melanoma (SAM)

Students Against Melanoma (SAM)

Dear Students/Teachers/Principals/Parents, We invite you to be part of a wonderful opportunity. The Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation has expanded its educational activities to include a student-based program called Student’s Against Melanoma (SAM). SAM is...
Study Says Banning Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives – #BinTheBeds

Study Says Banning Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives – #BinTheBeds

It only takes a single visit to a tanning bed to increase your chance of developing squamous cell carcinoma by 67% and basal cell carcinoma by 29%!  Continued use before the age of 35 increases one’s risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by 59%.  These...
Our largest fundraiser of the year is on February 6th at The Breakers.

Our largest fundraiser of the year is on February 6th at The Breakers.

At this time, we are reaching out to see If anyone has a service or tangible item that they wish to donate, and help us succeed at our silent auction. Dennis Basso & Merrill Gottesman Marianne Gold & Donna Schmidt Ligia and Brian Guralnick Arlette Gordon &...
I’m 26 and Was Diagnosed with Skin Cancer

I’m 26 and Was Diagnosed with Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Prevention for Young Adults Mandy Matney is a survivor of skin cancer, although she is only 26-years-old.  This powerful piece is her attempt to speak to other young girls who think they need “that healthy glow” to be considered beautiful.  Since the...

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