First Sunscreen Dispenser “RAY” to be placed in a public park in Palm Beach County.

First Sunscreen Dispenser “RAY” to be placed in a public park in Palm Beach County.

May is Melanoma Awareness Month Nationwide – Be sun safe! Contact: Chris Korbelak, 561-966-6649/ PB Parks and Rec or Stacy Ostrau/RDK Melanoma Foundation 561-373-7709 What: Unveiling ceremony launching first location of a public sunscreen dispenser in a county park...
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...
Listen to Hugh Jackman … Basal Cell Carcinoma shouldn’t be taken lightly!

Listen to Hugh Jackman … Basal Cell Carcinoma shouldn’t be taken lightly!

More than 4 million cases are diagnosed each year in the U.S. BCCs are abnormal, uncontrolled growths or lesions that arise in the skin’s basal cells, which line the deepest layer of the epidermis (the outermost layer of the skin). BCCs often look like open sores, red...

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