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The chance encounter that saved my life

Mary Campbell is pursuing a master’s degree in public health at the University of Florida and is a former collegiate water polo player. As a public health student, she’s learned about the importance of preventing cancer—but one chance encounter with a stranger changed her perspective and saved her life. Now she uses her voice to […]

My summer project

Hi! My name is Molly and I am excited to write about a summer project I did for school.  Writing is my favorite subject in school, so I am happy to write all about what I did. This past summer I worked on a project for school that related to Global Citizenship. I really wanted […]

No, ‘sunscreen pills’ cannot protect you from skin cancer

A new trend that falsely claims to provide sun protecting benefits may be putting your health at risk. “Sunscreen pills” claim to protect you from sun damage—just pop the tablet and enjoy the sun’s rays without worry. Sound too good to be true? That’s because it is. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued […]

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention encourages everyone to protect your skin today and every day

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Lisa Berry Prevent Cancer Foundation Phone: (703) 519-2107 Email: lisa.berry@preventcancer.org The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention encourages everyone to protect your skin today and every day The National Council declares the Friday before Memorial Day, May 26, 2017 is “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness May 10, 2017—To […]