The Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund is devoted to advocacy and educational purposes only and does not replace or substitute professional medical care. Information provided by Jack’s Fund should not be used for diagnosing or treating a skin problem or disease.  If you have or suspect you have a skin problem, please consult with a dermatologist or other qualified professional healthcare provider.

UPF Clothing is the Sun Protection Your Skin’s Been Missing

Jul 06 2019

Sunscreen isn’t the only thing you should be wearing to protect your skin…A derm explains  how it works: We all know that…

Six surprising places skin cancer develops

Jun 29 2021

Skin cancer develops in people of all ages, races, and nationalities. It can also develop on any area of the body, including…


May 28 2021

The National Council Declares the Friday before Memorial Day, as “Don’t Fry Day” To Encourage Sun Safety Awareness. “After a year of…


May 26 2021

When it comes to our physical well-being, we could all learn a thing or two from Santa Claus. As chaotic as things…

Study confirms high doses of vitamin D have no effect on COVID-19

May 06 2021

Medical News Today: Researchers have wondered whether vitamin D may help people avoid SARS-CoV-2 infections and mitigate the effects of COVID-19. A…

What to know about melanonychia

Mar 31 2021

MEDICAL NEWS TODAY NEWSLETTER:  Melanonychia is the term for dark pigmentation of the fingernails or toenails. The discoloration can be a natural…

Advancing Melanoma Treatment Through Research: A Pilot Study

Mar 23 2021

A New Melanoma Marker Summary: Melanoma is a very aggressive skin cancer that can quickly progress and cause death. In 2020, there…

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention: Sunlamp Regulations

Mar 23 2021

Jack’s Fund advocacy:  Signs letter (with 40 other organizations) requesting FDA banning/regulating sunlamps. NCSCP members represent the nation’s premier researchers, clinicians and…

AAD: Can sunlight kill the Coronovirus?

May 28 2020

American Academy of Dermatology statement on the dangers of ultraviolet exposure ROSEMONT, Ill. (April 24, 2020) — Statement attributable to AAD President…

Don’t Fry Day – Friday before Memorial Day

May 21 2020

  Read More Here:  Press Release from NCSCP