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Mollie's Fund Wins Effies

We are proud to announce that Mollie's fund has won two 2016 Effie awards - one Gold and one Silver for our very successful "Killer Tan" PSA. Jack and Maggie Biggane were in attendance to receive the awards.

Melanoma Awareness & Education

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Our mission is to increase awareness for melanoma prevention, provide information and services on skin cancer detection, and support melanoma patients through education of the latest treatments.
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FDA proposes tanning bed age restrictions and other important safety measures

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced important proposed steps ‎to protect public health by preventing the use of sunlamp products (also commonly known as indoor tanning beds) by minors and reducing the risk of using these devices for adults. The FDA is committed to protecting public health by informing consumers of the risks of indoor tanning…

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Mollie’s Fund Wins 2 Global Awards

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Global Awards, for the World ‘ s Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising announced the 2015 award winners today at ceremonies taking place at New York Academy of Sciences in New York City and at the X Studio Sydney Australia .

Agencies from the United States were center stage and led the pack with 11 Global Awards. Global Award winning agencies include: Area 23 with 3 Global Awards, 2 for “Killer Tan” for Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation (Mollie’s Fund) and 1 Global Award for “The State of Diabetes -Posters” for the diatribe Foundation . …

About the Global Awards: Now in their 21st year , The Global Awards are dedicated to excellence in healthcare and wellness communications on an internat ional basis. The Global Awards receives entries from healthcare corporations , hospitals,
advertising agencies, production companies , and design studios that produce communication for medical, pharmaceutical , healthcare & wellness related products and services …

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Dangers of Tanning Beds PSA in NYC Taxi Cabs

Our PSA is aired in all NYC cabs this week. Cara Biggane encouraged New Yorkers and visitors to avoid tanning beds during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

Meeting with Moving for Melanoma, DE

Jack and Maggie Biggane met in Newark, NJ  with Anna Marie Farro (Moving for Melanoma, Delaware) and Neil Springer (Peggy Springer Melanoma Foundation, Cherry Hill, NJ) to discuss possible collaborations.

Article 177 Adopted

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Board of Health unanimously voted to adopt Article 177, “Tanning Facilities”.  The department will assume regulatory authority over indoor tanning facilities operating in New York City from the State Department of Health.  Given that INDOOR TANNERS RAISE THEIR OVERALL RISK OF MELANOMA BY 74%,  this initiative holds tremendous promise for reducing skin cancer statistics in New York City and the surrounding areas.

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