Public Service Announcements
Community of Survivorship at SYSF
Melanoma is among the top 10 cancers diagnosed in Canada, but every diagnosis is unique and every patient has their own story. The most important thing to remember is that we’re all #InItTogether. If you’ve been diagnosed, arm yourself with information, don’t give up hope, and remember that you are not alone. Find your melanoma community.
Move For Melanoma 2021 PSA
On September 25-26th, Save Your Skin Foundation hosted its 3rd annual Move for Melanoma activity challenge across Canada to raise funds for melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, and ocular melanoma patients. Move for Melanoma is an activity challenge that takes place across Canada. The goal of the event is to bring awareness to melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer and ocular melanoma, while raising funds to support patients affected with these illnesses when they need it most.
MOVE FOR MELANOMA, 2019
On September 13 – 16, 2019, Save Your Skin Foundation co-hosted a special Canada-wide fundraising event called MOVE FOR MELANOMA, a weekend-long challenge where teams participated in the activity of their choice while fundraising for the fight against skin cancer.
SKIN CANCER IS REAL, 2019
In 2017, 7,200 Canadians were diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer. 1,200 lost their lives to it. Protect yourself by being sun safe. Check yourself with monthly skin exams. Inform yourself. Skin cancer is real. Produced and directed by Film Vancouver Production Services.
I’M LIVING PROOF, 2015
We live in a new era of cancer and a new hope for survivorship. A short time ago, patients diagnosed with melanoma were more likely to die from the disease than to survive it. Today’s reality is different. New treatments have become available in recent years and more promising treatments are on the way. This is revolutionary for a cancer for which, not long ago, there was no hope.
J’EN SUIS LA PREUVE VIVANTE, 2015
Nous vivons dans une nouvelle ère dans le domaine du cancer et un nouvel espoir pour la survie. Il y a quelque temps, les patients diagnostiqués avec un mélanome de stade avancé étaient plus susceptibles de mourir de la maladie que d’y survivre il. La réalité d’aujourd’hui est différente. De nouveaux traitements sont devenus disponibles au cours des dernières années et des médicaments encore plus prometteurs sont en chemin.
SAVE YOUR SKIN, 2013
Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. It is also the fastest growing cancer, especially among 15-34 year olds.
SURVIVING MELANOMA, 2019
This film would not have been possible without the generous participation of a handful of melanoma patients and survivors, and for that we cannot thank them enough. Produced and directed by Film Vancouver Production Services.
MELANOMA PATIENT PERSPECTIVE: THE EMOTIONAL IMPACT OF A CANCER DIAGNOSIS, 2019
While dealing with a cancer diagnosis, many patients report that dealing with their emotional wellness is as important as their physical wellness. And yet, this area of treatment is lacking for many. Hear four melanoma survivors discuss the emotional impacts of their cancer diagnosis.
I’M LIVING PROOF – A VIDEO ABOUT SURVIVORSHIP, 2015
The I’m Living Proof initiative, created by Kathy Barnard (President and Founder of Save Your Skin Foundation) is a program intended to provide a wealth of information, resources, and support to those touched by melanoma skin cancer, while also connecting you to a network of survivors who have shared their stories. This initiative is borne from Kathy’s desire to ensure that those diagnosed with melanoma know that surviving melanoma is possible –“I’m Living Proof”