Welcome to the Save Your Skin Foundation media flashback- your weekly guide to the melanoma landscape, and the activities of the Save Your Skin Foundation! This week, we are very excited to announce the launch of our joint project with Novartis Pharmaceuticals, #MelanomaThroughMyLens! The photo diary beautifully illustrates the journeys of six Canadians’ battle with melanoma, including Kathleen Barnard and Danika Garneau of Save Your Skin. If you are interested in learning more about the Save Your Skin survivor community, check out our I’m Living Proof initiative!
Don’t forget to mark your calendars for Friday, August 26th and Save Your Skin’s next webinar! This post-ASCO review will feature Dr. Omid Hamid, Director of the Melanoma Center at the Angeles Clinic and Research Institute! More details can be found in the banner below.
Here are some links we shared with you this week:
–Our pal Natalie Richardson’s blog about the #MelanomaThroughMyLens project over at The Impatient Patient!
–This University of California San Francisco article which predicts immunotherapy response in melanoma
–This Newsmax Health article about sun damage removal procedures
–This article on BBC News about the importance of sun safety for motorists
–This blog post on Everyday Maeve about Sun Angels UV protective arm sleeves for kids!
–This OncLive article about the rapid pace at which new treatment options are approved
–This article in Melanoma News Today reporting a study by the Melanoma Institute Australia and Royal North Shore Hospital of The University of Sydney about the life quality improvement of patients receiving Opdivo
Thanks for reading, stay sun safe out there!