May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month! Over 20 million New York City taxi riders will have the opportunity to learn about mole identification and skin cancer prevention through our PSA on taxi TV.
Mercy Medical Center — Rockville Centre, NY
Presented by Victoria Siegel, RN, MSN, CNS, EdD, nurses learn about their responsibility in alerting patients about skin cancer.
Garden City Middle School — Garden City, NY
With the support of Doctors Ted Daly, MD, FAAD, FSPD (Garden City Dermatology) and John Clarke, MD, FAAFP (healthhopmusic), 6th graders learn the importance of sun protection, mole identification and avoiding tanning beds. After students view the foundation’s film “The Dark Side of the Sun”, Dr. Daly conducts a Q&A to insure the understanding of the concepts taught in the film. Dr. Clarke wraps up the program by inviting the students to participate in his rap song, “Stop Melanoma!”.