In The News
Our mission is to save lives through education about the prevention
and early detection of skin cancer, especially melanoma.
The Foundation’s vision is “to educate children throughout the country and give them
the skills necessary to make healthy sun safety choices throughout their lives.”
As the Foundation grows we will continue to advocate for school districts throughout
the country to require sun safety education as part of their curriculum.
Melanoma Awareness News Articles
Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation In The News
Wednesday, Dec. 20 — Private residence, Palm Beach Gardens Pictured above: Joel Hart, John Raimondi and Nancy Hart PHOTOS BY ZAK BENNETT Nancy Hart—chairwoman of the upcoming Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma Foundation’s 19th annual luncheon and fashion show—and her...read more
Sequin Jewelers of Worth Avenue hosted a Shop for a Cause event Dec. 14 to benefit the Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma Foundation. Guests enjoyed refreshments as they shopped the Sequin collections, of which 20 percent of the sales went toward the foundation’s...read more
Sequin Jewelers of Worth Avenue hosted a Shop for a Cause event Dec. 14 to benefit the Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma Foundation. Guests enjoyed refreshments as they shopped the Sequin collections, of which 20 percent of the sales went toward the foundation's...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm Location: The Boca Clinic, 1601 Clint Moore Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33487 Please join us on Thursday, November 30, 2017, “Under the Dome” at the Boca Clinic for our 6th annual Martinis For Melanoma. This evening will...read more
Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation is so excited to be part of Giving Assistant’s Giving Week which provides Double Cash Back and Double Giving now through December 3rd
In collaboration with over 3,000 brands, Giving Assistant provides shoppers with a great way to save money and give back. Shoppers can find the latest coupon codes to their favorite stores and have the option to donate a portion of their cash back earnings to the...read more
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...read more
Jupiter High School students, called RAY Band, is proud to announce that they have donated Sunscreen Application Machine’s (SAM).
Jupiter, Fla. (November 20, 2017) – A team of Jupiter High School students, called RAY Band, is proud to announce that they have donated Sunscreen Application Machine’s (SAM). Ray Band, in partnership with the Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma Foundation, was one of...read more
Team of Jupiter High School Students- “RAY Band” Donate Sunscreen Application Machines to Local Community Venues Dedications to take place on Tuesday, November 21st Jupiter, Fla. (November 20, 2017) – A team of Jupiter High School students, called RAY Band, is proud...read more
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...read more
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...read more
The SunSmart America™ K-12 Curriculum and Resources help promote sun safety education, prevention and early detection of skin cancer.
Contact the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation
The Melanoma Foundation is one of the first organizations in the country that has been on the cutting edge of skin cancer preventive education and the only organization in Florida. After extensive review of health education literature, the Foundation selected the successful SunSmart curricula from Australia on which to base its many programs and adapt to local educational standards and environment. The Foundation utilizes SunSmart America™ for grades K-12.
Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation
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2751 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 2A, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405