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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.

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Two Students from Jupiter Community High School Win Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank Ray Band Award

Two Students from Jupiter Community High School Win Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank Ray Band Award to purchase & distribute Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation "RAY™" Sunscreen Dispensers PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL- (May 16, 2017) Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma...

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Collaborate with Palm Beach County Schools with Fun & Educational Contest

Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation Collaborate with Palm Beach County Schools with Fun & Educational Contest to Spread Awareness of Sun Safety During Skin Cancer Awareness Month PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL- (May 2, 2017) The Month of May is nationally recognized as...

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A Melanoma Risk Prediction Model and Populations at Increased Risk of Developing Melanoma

A multivariable risk prediction model was developed to investigate various indices for melanoma predisposition, including hair color, nevus density, family medical history, prior incidences of melanoma, and tanning bed use. The model yielded little variation between...

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The Health and Economic Benefits of Reducing Indoor Tanning

After the US Food and Drug Administration proposed prohibiting indoor tanning for minors, researchers from the CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control conducted a study to determine the various health and economic benefits of such legislation.  Their research...

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Run From The Rays 5K Run/Walk with the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - Sign-up click here Location: Boca Raton, FL US 33431 Directions Type: Run or Run/Walk, Virtual Race Events Event Time Price Details 5K Run/walk 7:00AM EDT $30 Registration ends April 22, 2017 at 11:59am EDT One Mile Run Walk (Age 17+) 8:00AM...

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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...

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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...

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The SunSmart America™ K-12 Curriculum and Resources help promote sun safety education, prevention and early detection of skin cancer.

SunSmart America™ Resources

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SunSmart America™ Training

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SunSmart America™ Schools

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Palm Beach County Teachers

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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

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