On July 29th, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer. A Call to Action is a science-based document used to stimulate the nation’s support to solve a major health crisis.
Our mission is to increase awareness for melanoma prevention, provide information and services on skin cancer detection, and support melanoma patients through education of the latest treatments.
Are You At Risk?
Do I use, or have I used in the past, sun lamps or tanning booths?
Moffitt Cancer Center — Tampa, FL
Mollie Fund supports their “Mole Patrol” and screening events programs with donations of “Have You Checked Your Skin Lately?” and “Protect Your Baby from the Sun” in both English and Spanish.
Stony Brook Cancer Center — Stony Brook, NY
FREE Skin Cancer Screening, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Mollie’s Fund supports this program with contributing “Have You Checked Your Skin Lately?” brochures and our “Protect Your Baby from the Sun” materials.
News & Developments
Our PSA is aired in all NYC cabs this week. Cara Biggane encouraged New Yorkers and visitors to avoid tanning beds during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Jack and Maggie Biggane met in Newark, NJ with Anna Marie Farro (Moving for Melanoma, Delaware) and Neil Springer (Peggy Springer Melanoma Foundation, Cherry Hill, NJ) to discuss possible collaborations.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Board of Health unanimously voted to adopt Article 177, “Tanning Facilities”. The department will assume regulatory authority over indoor tanning facilities…
Mollie’s fund is endorsing new guidelines suggested by Bloomberg and the Health Dept. about regulations for tanning beds.
“Summer Rush Hour Commute” listeners on Friday afternoons and evenings will be encouraged to remember the importance of sun protection.
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