A Single Black Dot – Part 2 of 8

A Single Black Dot – Part 2 of 8

They began mapping out some of the most extreme distances between certain towns and their nearest dermatologist. The farthest mapped distance was 144 miles (approx. 2 hour drive) between two cities in Montana. This can be extremely difficult for individuals to not...
A Single Black Dot – Part 1 of 8

A Single Black Dot – Part 1 of 8

Often times here at the Foundation we try to provide you with articles that include important tips for you to stay Sun Safe, new medical findings in regards to melanoma, current events regarding real individual’s experiences with skin cancers, and updates on what we...
Skin Surveillance with Saint Barnabas and MoleSafe

Skin Surveillance with Saint Barnabas and MoleSafe

The Saint Barnabas Medical Center has teamed up with MoleSafe USA to establish the Skin Surveillance Program to more accurately detect skin cancer. The program utilizes advanced tools and methods to identify harmful and changing lesions on the skin. Total body...
Moms Against Melanoma

Moms Against Melanoma

When people think about skin cancer, they usually jump straight to melanoma because it is the most deadly and most discussed. But other more common forms, Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma, although not often deadly, should not be overlooked. A mother in...
Of Mice and Melanoma: Understanding the impact of Genes

Of Mice and Melanoma: Understanding the impact of Genes

Scientists have discovered a lead that could explain how melanoma is triggered by UV rays. A gene in the skin called Hgma2 goes through gene expression when it is exposed to UV rays. Gene expression is when a gene uses information to synthesis a gene product, usually...
Detectable and Preventable: Bill Cowher advocates on Kaye’s behalf.

Detectable and Preventable: Bill Cowher advocates on Kaye’s behalf.

Bill Cowher knows more about melanoma than he ever anticipated. After the tragic loss of his wife to the deadly cancer, he quickly began advocating for awareness and prevention. He knew the basics like most individuals, such as too much sun is the reason the cancer...

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