SKIN CANCER IS THE MOST COMMON OF ALL CANCERS.

There are more new cases of skin cancer each year than the number of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers COMBINED[1]

 

Save Your Skin Foundation is Creating a Healthier and More Sun Safe Canada During Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month

As May marks both Melanoma Awareness Month and the beginning of summer weather, it is imperative that communities across Canada be reminded of the importance of sun safety at this time of year. Save Your Skin Foundation (SYSF) is pleased to announce several initiatives meant to bring greater awareness to the dangerous disease.

Click on the links below to check out our plans and activities to bring melanoma awareness in May 2021:

 

PRESS RELEASE April 28, 2021: Save Your Skin Foundation Teams up with Vancouver Canucks’ JT Miller to Spread Message of Sun Safety Amid Rising Skin Cancer Rates

 

Proclamations: Our Canada-wide awareness initiative invites Canadian municipalities to take a stance against skin cancer and educate their communities on sun safety through mayoral proclamations.
This year, 50 Canadian municipalities to across 10 provinces answered our call to proclaim May 2021 ‘Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month’.
Look for your city on the full list HERE!

 

Giving Hope Gala April 29, 2021:  Click here to see how our virtual event went!

 

WEBINAR May 13, 2021 – Click here to view the recording: Skin Cancer A-Z Educational Webinar with Dr. Salopek

 

SYSF’s 15th Anniversary! Click here to view a collection of the Foundation’s highlights, activities, and events from 2006 to 2021

 

SYSF Public Service Announcements

 

Team SYSF Merchandise Store

 

#WeWillDefeatMelanoma 2020 – 2021 Campaign

 

Stay tuned for updates and more to be announced!

Cancer Survivor Day – June 6, 2021

In collaboration with:

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DOWNLOAD THE IMAGE BELOW TO USE AS YOUR FACEBOOK AND TWITTER COVER PHOTO FOR THE MONTH OF MAY:

CLICK ON THE IMAGES BELOW TO SEE A LIST OF SUN SAFETY AWARENESS RESOURCES YOU CAN DOWNLOAD OR ORDER:

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Making awareness and education available is crucial. Since 2006, the Foundation has worked to raise awareness of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers focusing on education, prevention and the need for improved patient care.
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