A local Students Against Melanoma (SAM) club is making a difference in Palm Beach County

A local Students Against Melanoma (SAM) club is making a difference in Palm Beach County

Jordan Borenstein and Seth Rodgers are on a mission to promote sun safety and prevent skin cancer caused by the sun. The SAM club is part of the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation‘s effort to educate the public about the dangers of exposure to the sun and how to...
Cancer Coverage for Firefighters in the Empire State

Cancer Coverage for Firefighters in the Empire State

 There are approximately 96,000 volunteer firefighters in New York and now they have cancer coverage. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo passed a law on Sunday establishing health benefits to volunteer firefighters who develop certain cancers. This law will provide...
Clematis by Fright & RDK – in the Haunted Hollows area !

Clematis by Fright & RDK – in the Haunted Hollows area !

Thursday Oct. 26 from 5-9pm Sammy the good witch of Sunscreen dispensers is getting ready for “Clematis by Fright” tomorrow night!!!! Stop by and see RDK Melanoma Foundation and SAM CLUB booth in the Haunted Hollows area on Clematis!!! #BeSunSafe...
RDK Melanoma Foundation hosted its annual SAMposium on Saturday October 21

RDK Melanoma Foundation hosted its annual SAMposium on Saturday October 21

RDK Melanoma Foundation hosted its annual SAMposium on Saturday October 21 for members of SAM (Students Against Melanoma) Clubs in Palm Beach County. It was a fun and educational afternoon in which the students heard from Melanoma survivors Dan Sheehan and Dave Aizer,...

Melanoma most likely to develop as a new lesion on the skin rather than as a mole

The common belief that melanoma is most often detected in moles has been contradicted by new studies. According to the study, “only 29 percent of the skin cancers started in moles patients already had, while 71 percent arose as new lesions on the skin.” The study also...
DermaSensor: A gift from Miami to the World.

DermaSensor: A gift from Miami to the World.

New discoveries are being found and new technologies are being invented in the fight against melanoma every single day. Researchers across the globe are contributing to the massive push in skin cancer prevention and treatment, but the newest gadget is coming from our...

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