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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...

Hip hip hooray! Chris Isfeld and Shawn Bjornsson successfully completed their race: 'A Viking's Challenge’! The 30km race across frozen Lake Winnipeg took place on Saturday March 7, 2020. Chris and Shawn's adventure began when Chris was still in treatment for melanoma. He had started running...

Rare Disease Day is held on the last day of February every year to raise awareness of rare diseases. February 29, 2020 will be the 13th international Rare Disease Day. On and around this day hundreds of patient organisations from countries and regions all over...

Melanoma patient Chris Isfeld is preparing for a 30 km race in subzero temperatures across frozen Lake Winnipeg. He'll be racing his childhood friend Shawn Bjornsson to raise funds for Save Your Skin Foundation. The event, which he's calling A Vikings Challenge, will take place on...

On February 4th, celebrate the 20th Annual World Cancer Day with us! This international day focuses on raising awareness of cancer and encouraging its prevention, detection, and treatment. Each year, hundreds of activities and events take place around the world, gathering communities, organisations and individuals in schools, businesses, hospitals, marketplaces, parks, community halls, places of worship - in the streets...

UPDATED MARCH 13, 2020: 2020 Giving Hope Gala Postponed  After careful consideration of the current situation with COVID-19, and keeping the health and safety of our patient community our top priority, we have decided to postpone our Giving Hope Gala this year, previously scheduled to be held...

On the first Thursday of every month, Save Your Skin Foundation hosts an evening support chat for patients, survivors and caregivers touched by melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, and ocular melanoma.  These chats are open discussions about life after a cancer diagnosis, including sharing experiences with...

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