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Kirk LaPointe’s does a daily reflection, and recently did a reflection on melanoma cancer. Here is the segment, featuring Save Your Skin Foundation Spokesperson Natalie Richardson and Dr. Jason Rivers. A Skin Cancer Survivor’s Story: As the warm weather approaches, so do the warnings about skin cancer....

by Natalie Richardson - The Impatient Patient I was raised with a healthy respect for self-care and skin protection; I have a medium complexion so I “tanned well,” although I did get the odd sun burn and even a weekend of sunstroke at summer camp in...

Missed the 2016 unBeach Party? Catch up through the photos on our Facebook page here: PARTY PHOTOS UNBEACH STUDIO PHOTOS And make sure you get your tickets for the 2018 Gala! ----------------------------------- Don’t miss the party of the year at the Vancouver Aquarium on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. #unBeach Save Your...

The Canadian Melanoma Conference (CMC) took place February 19-21, 2016 in Whistler, British Columbia and was a uniquely Canadian perspective on the landscape of Melanoma as it is happening in Canada now.  Attended by medical oncologists, dermatologists, pathologists, surgeons, radiologists, molecular biologists, industry partners and...

A patient advocate is someone who looks out for the best interests of a patient. A patient advocate speaks out in favour of a cause or idea such as ensuring there are more and better treatments and services available. Governments always have dozens of projects and...

Guest post by Natalie Richardson Until last year I thought the phrase "patient advocacy" was terminology for action that other people take in the distant lots of big city hospitals, or with pickets across Parliament Hill. People throwing big words at medical problems, fighting for the...

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