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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

Melanoma Awareness
& Education
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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Risk Factors

Asking yourself the following questions will help determine if you are at risk for skin cancer.

 

No Hat

Do I frequently work or play in the sun between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM without wearing a hat?

No Protective Clothing

Do I frequently work or play in the sun between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM without wearing protective clothing?

No Sunglasses

Do I frequently work or play in the sun between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM without wearing sunglasses?

No SPF 30

Do I frequently work or play in the sun between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM without wearing sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more?

Tanning Booths

Do I use, or have I used in the past, sun lamps or tanning booths?

Fair Complexion

Do I have red, blonde, or light brown hair and a fair complexion that burns easily?

Burn and Blister in One Hour

When I am exposed to one hour of summer sun, do I burn, and sometimes blister?

Blue, Green or Hazel Eyes

Do I have blue, green, or hazel eyes?

Blister Burns before Age 18

Have I experienced severe, blistering sunburns before the age of 18?

Family Skin Cancer History

Do I have any family members who have had skin cancer or a history of melanoma?

Over Six Months Since Last Self Exam

Has it been more than six months since I performed a skin self-exam by thoroughly checking my skin for changes in warts or moles?

It is important to remember though that regardless of your age or the color of your hair, eyes, or skin, ANYONE can develop skin cancer. Making healthy choices now can reduce your risk of developing skin cancer in the future.

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