Mollie's Fund App for iPad and iPhone

The Mollie's Fund App

We are proud to announce the "Have You Checked Your Skin Lately?" app for iPhone and iPod Touch, iPad and now for Android! You can download it directly to your device or to your computer with the above links.

Melanoma Awareness & Education

Melanoma Awareness
& Education
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.
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Our Mission

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?

Have I experienced severe, blistering sunburns before the age of 18?

Upcoming Events

May 01, 2014 - May 31, 2014

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.

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May 05, 2014

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.

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May 22, 2014

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!”.

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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.

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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.

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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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Mollie’s fund is endorsing new guidelines suggested by Bloomberg and the Health Dept. about regulations for tanning beds.

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“Summer Rush Hour Commute” listeners on Friday afternoons and evenings will be encouraged to remember the importance of sun protection.

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