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 frequently work or play in the sun between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM without wearing a hat?
Be sure to read entire post for more Summer 2014 events.
Both Yankee and Mets fans will be reminded of the importance of being safe in the sun, with a series of commercials during home day games. Baseball fans will be given tips to help them to be aware of being skin healthy. Yankee games are broadcast on radio WFAN 660 AM and the Mets fans can listen to our public service announcements on WOR METS RADIO 710 NY.
Garden City Country Club — Garden City, NY
Our Annual Golf, Dinner and Auction Fundraiser, Garden City Country Club, Garden City, NY – Details later!
Double Tree Hilton Tarrytown — Tarrytown, NY
New York State Society of Physician Assistants Annual Fall Conference, Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Tarrytown, NY. Mollie’s Fund has been selected to be the Presidential Charity. Participants of the conference will receive educational materials from our foundation.
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…
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