CDC Website Updated Links

Apr 07 2020

Updated Information from the CDC Website Cancer Data Visualization Tool (includes melanoma incidence and mortality). Data Explorer (UV data). 2019 YRBS data…

$5000 Donation Funds Four New Shade Shelters

Feb 12 2020

January 14, 2020:  The Glen Ellyn Board of Commissioners would like to recognize Sharon Marston, along with the Jack H. Marston II…

Sunscreen Recommendations for Children

Feb 01 2020

Parents and Coaches … Set a Good Example! What I’m Telling my Patients and Families about Sunscreen, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital…

ACS 2020 Reports Largest One-Year Drop in Cancer Mortality

Jan 08 2020

January 8, 2020:  The death rate from cancer in the US declined by 29% from 1991 to 2017, including a 2.2% drop…

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…

Why We Run: Jennifer Swender (JMT-NYC 2013)

May 08 2019

  In 2008, I lost my sister to melanoma. In 2013 I was proud to run the NYC marathon as part of…

Why We Run: Sharon Mexal (JMT-Chi 2019)

May 02 2019

Back in 2010, I had a new son and a new job. I wanted to get back into running for the usual…

Tips to Stay Safe in the Sun: From Sunscreen to Sunglasses

Feb 21 2019

Sun safety is always in season, and it’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout the year, no matter the…

Raising awareness with greeting cards

Jan 26 2017

  CARDS FOR A CAUSE! Catching melanoma early can save the life of your loved one.  Jack’s Fund works tirelessly to raise…

5 Things that Affect How Well Your Clothes Block UV Rays

Jan 03 2019

At The Skin Cancer Foundation, we like to say that clothing is the first line of defense against the sun. The right…