Resources and Support
Mollie’s Fund is dedicated to spreading melanoma awareness with dynamic resources for patients, clinicians, educators, and the community. Raw PSAs that take your breath away. Engaging lesson plans that inspire lifetime adherence to sun safety precautions. Informative brochures that make early detection easy.
Here are some of the latest.
Extend the fun! Cover up in the midday sun.
Just two blistering sunburns as a child doubles your risk of melanoma later in life. These athletes know to cover up in the midday sun.
As seen on TV, introducing our new PSA: “Protecting Yourself from the Sun is a SNAP”
These sun-savvy kids know how easy it is to protect themselves from the sun using sunscreen, hats and sun-blocking clothing.
Mollies Fund/FDNY Education & Outreach
Being a firefighter and being exposed to the World Trade Center can increase your chance of getting Melanoma by anywhere from 30 to 60%.
Dr. Elizabeth Hale explains what you need to know about the recent sunscreen recalls on CBS This Morning.
Spotlight on Melanoma
Watch this PBS produced Spotlight on Melanoma for information about the dangers of skin cancer and how to protect yourself and your family.
Salon Professionals Fight Skin Cancer?
Salon owner Vincent Fodera joins the fight against skin cancer from behind the chair.
What’s the difference between social distancing and solar distancing?
Here is another collaboration between Mollie’s Fund and Area 23 to educate beach-goers on the importance of using sunscreen.
What happens when you take an indoor tanning bed to a funeral?
Mollie’s Fund partnered with Area 23 to educate potential tanners on the dangers of tanning beds by presenting them with their own mock funeral when they came to collect their tan. The response was life-changing.
Mollies Fund 2019 PSA: “Odd Ball”
Have you checked yourself for suspicious skin activity lately? Mollie’s Fund partnered with Area 23 to encourage people to check for skin cancer regularly.
Mollies Fund – Mr. Sun
Here’s another collaboration with Area 23 to educate viewers on the importance of protecting children from too much “unscreened” fun in the sun. Just five sunburns increase your child’s risk of deadly melanoma by 80%.
Want to help spread melanoma awareness? Download our educational brochures to share in your classroom, office, or at your next community event.
Everything You Need to Know About Your Skin Exam
Learn about melanoma risk factors and what to expect from a skin exam.
Ocular Melanoma – Detection to Diagnosis
Learn your risk factors for and how to detect the most common primary cancer of the eye in adults.
Acral Lentiginous Melanoma – Warning Signs & Diagnosis
Acral Lentiginous Melanoma (ALM) occurs in minimally sun-exposed areas – hands, feet and skin under the nails. It can appear in all skin types but is more common in people with darker skin and Asian people.
Have You Checked Your Skin Lately?
Learn 5 easy steps to check for skin cancer and how to stay protected.
How to Protect Your Baby from Skin Cancer Brochure
Learn sun safety measures for infancy and beyond.
Educational Tools & Resources for Nurses, Educators,
Spa Professionals & The Community
Center for Disease Control
Guidelines for School Programs
Center for Disease Control
Print Materials (Plyers, Posters)
MD Anderson and the University of Texas
“Ray and the Sunbeatables” – PreK-1 Curriculum
Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation
SunAWARE Curriculum K – 12
Skin Cancer Foundation
“Sun Smart U” – A Program for Teachers
National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention
“Don’t Fry Day” Resources Curriculum
“Skinny on the Skin” – Online program for salon and spa workers