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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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RDK – Lilly Pulitzer
May 14th, 12pm-4pm 10% giveback event from TWO Lilly Pulitzer Locations! Worth Avenue & Palm Beach Gardens. 10% of sales in this time frame, will go to support the RDK Melanoma Foundation. The New Summer Collection will be available.
Melanoma Awareness Day at The Ballpark
Sunday, May 22Melanoma Awareness Day at The Ballpark We will be enjoying a 1:05 pm Sunday ballgame between the Los Angeles Dodgers and our Philadelphia Phillies, all while reminding everyone to stay sun safe. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call...
SAMPOSIUM 2019: Bringing students together for education, awareness and the prevention of melanoma
On October 12, over 100 students representing seven Palm Beach County Florida schools gathered at the Keiser University Flagship Campus in West Palm Beach for the 2019 RDK Melanoma Foundation Students Against Melanoma SAMPOSIUM. The purpose: to bring peers together...
Sunscreen in Florida Schools
Florida will finally be joining the list of states that allows students to use sunscreen at school. For years sunscreen has been viewed as an over the counter drug similar to Advil and Aspirin by the FDA. Because of this categorization and the concern that some...
Melanoma Rates Rise Steeply Among Women Ages 18 – 39
A recent study by the American Academy of Dermatology revealed an alarming trend in skin cancer rates among Caucasian women. “Research presented at the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting in New York shows that between 1970 and 2009, rates of melanoma,...
Why Israel’s skin cancer rates are dropping
In these hot summer months when we’re all outdoors and enjoying the sun, it’s more important than ever to protect against skin cancer. While the sun offers us much needed vitamin D, there are also unfortunately many harmful effects of too much sun exposure. In this...
While Smart phone Apps Can Be Helpful Raising Skin Cancer Awareness, They Are Not A Replacement For Regular Dermatology Appointments
There are several smartphone apps that claim to be able to analyze photos of moles and determine if there are irregularities that need the attention of a dermatologist. However, one should not rely on an app to diagnose skin problems. According to Diane Berson, a...
How to Choose the Best Sunscreen For Your Children
Protecting your children from the harmful rays of the sun should be a top priority this summer. One of the ways to prevent sunburns and the potential for developing skin cancer is applying sunscreen. According to Viseslav Tonkovic-Capin, MD, a Kansas City...
Bridesburg pool reopening with message from Mike Schmidt and RDK
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- It's pool season in Philadelphia! Mayor Jim Kenney, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell, Councilmember Bobby Henon and former Philadelphia Phillies player Mike Schmidt kicked off the 2019 summer swim season at the...
10 skin cancer myths debunked
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Our expert, Saira George, M.D., takes on some common myths about this disease, and has some tips to reduce your risk. Think you’re safe from skin cancer? It’s the most common cancer in the United States. It’s...
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2751 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 2A, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405