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 Conner (JMT2019)

May 29 2019

  I have been a dermatology PA for over 13 years and have seen melanoma affect people of all ages and skin…

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…

Why We Run: Denise (JMT-Chi 2017)

May 01 2019

I ran the Chicago marathon with Jack’s Team in 2017 and wanted to update you. Unbeknownst to me I was running last…

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…

You Can Get Skin Cancer on Your Feet

Dec 20 2018

Skin cancers like melanoma often affect areas of the body that are exposed to the sun’s harmful UV rays, including the hands,…

2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 2 Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers

Nov 19 2018

New York Times (Oct. 1, 2018): The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded on Monday to James P. Allison of…

NCI-led research team develops predictor for immunotherapy response in melanoma

Aug 28 2018

NCI Press Release:  Posted: August 20, 2018 In a new study, researchers developed a gene expression predictor that can indicate whether melanoma…

The most surprising places melanoma can hide

May 07 2018

When you check your skin for suspicious moles, you probably look at your arms, chest, stomach, back, and legs. But melanoma, the…