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…

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…

Why We Run: Elise (Berlin2020)

Mar 07 2020

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…

Melanoma Research Advances – 2019 in Review

Jan 28 2020

During 2019, melanoma research continued its rapid pace of advancement, with FDA approval of a new adjuvant therapy treatment option, several first-in-human…

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 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…