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From April 9th, 2020— April 27th, 2020, Save Your Skin Foundation ran a patient survey titled “Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Canadian melanoma, ocular melanoma, and non-melanoma skin cancer patients.” The survey consisted of 21 questions, which ranged between multiple choice, multi-selection, and write-in, and...

We are pleased to announce that the winner of our 2020 Melanoma Awareness Month Drawing Contest is: Miley of Scotchlake, Nova Scotia!   Her beautiful drawing will adorn the next edition of the SYSF t-shirt. Get your sun safety T-shirts and Tote Bags HERE! Miley will be receiving a...

June 7th, 2020 is National Cancer Survivors Day!          As Melanoma Awareness Month is so closely followed by National Cancer Survivors Day, which takes place on the first Sunday in June, the two occasions feel symbolically connected. May is a month wherein those...

Our friends at Euromelanoma, in collaboration with the Global Coalition for Melanoma Patient Advocacy (an initiative of the Melanoma Research Foundation, of which SYSF is a member) have launched a new campaign to encourage people to do monthly skin checks. The campaign encourages people to...

To respond to the immediate, practical needs of Canadian cancer patients during COVID-19, Save Your Skin Foundation and 11 other Canadian oncology patient support groups have created the COVID-19 Cancer Patient Support Hub. Initiatives include an online information hub, mental health and wellness resources, and practical...

The drawing contest is now closed. Click here to find out which three drawings have been selected as finalists and to vote for your favourite one.  Need something fun to do with the kids? We’ve got just the thing for you! May is Melanoma Awareness Month and...

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