The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal

MAY 2013

The 2012 edition of The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal features medically reviewed, reader-friendly articles such as tanning, the increasing incidence of skin cancer diagnoses among young women, & the prevalence of melanoma among white males over 50.

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TOLEDO, OH Lots of Excited Visitors Today we were at the Rite Aid in Toledo, Ohio. The store's staff and patrons were very excited and told us they'd been looking forward to it all week—though one visitor confessed she hadn't told her husband just why she was so enthusiastic about stopping by the drug store: "I didn't tell my husband that this was the real reason we needed to come to Rite Aid!" Highlights from the 2012 Road to Healthy Skin Tour STATES THE TOUR VISITED IN 2012 MAY 30 NEW YORK MASS CONN MICHIGAN PENNSYLVANIA NEW JERSEY OHIO ILLINOIS OLORADO VIRGINIA KENTUCKY NORTH CAROLINA TENNESSEE SOUTH CAROLINA MAR 19 GEORGIA TEXAS RALEIGH, NC A Terrific Start to the 2012 Tour We screened 70 people, breaking 2011's record (68) for the most people screened on the first day of the Tour. FLORIDA SEP 18-19 ARLINGTON, TX UT Students Care About Skin Cancer The University of Texas at Arlington was the site of the 2-day screening event for the Road to Healthy Skin Tour. We screened 73 participants and detected 23 suspicious lesions. It was a great campus and the students here really care about skin cancer. MAR 31 MIAMI, FL One Mom's Clever Plan to Promote Early Detection Today we learned of an interesting tactic taken by a concerned mother with daughters who love to tan: if her daughters wanted her to purchase new bathing suits for them, then they had to come with her to get screened! Way to go, Mom! 15

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