Skin Cancer – Non-melanoma

Read October 3, 2013

Reflections From a Friend of the Young Leadership Council

I remember every little detail of that cool and crisp October morning—what I was eating, what I was wearing when my mom broke the news. She had gone in for a routine check-up and the doctor noticed something on her face. She had gone to a specialist a week after her doctor’s appointment without telling anyone—even my father—and my mom was told she had skin cancer.
white woman in black sweater smiling outside a building
Read May 27, 2015

How Learning About Your Diagnosis Can Help You

With the month of May coming to an end, it means for many of us a lot more outdoor time in the months ahead, and doing what we can to stay healthy and safe. And for good reason, May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer affects many Americans. In 2014, there were more than 76,000 new melanoma diagnoses in the U.S. alone, and melanoma accounts for less than 2% of new skin cancer diagnoses each year. The Cancer Support Community (CSC) provides a number of resources and support services for those affected by skin cancer.