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Hitting the Virtual Course (and Trying to Keep Up) with IMPACT Advocate, Richard Houston

There are so many different ways you can get involved with a non-profit organization. So many different ways you can make a positive impact on your community. We here at IMPACT Melanoma are so grateful for our loyal pool of advocates, donors, and volunteers – we...

Conversation with United States Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams: Recent Successes and Next Steps in Combating Skin Cancer Nationwide

Conversation with United States Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams: Recent Successes and Next Steps in Combating Skin Cancer Nationwide

In 2014 the Surgeon General’s Call-to-Action to Prevent Skin Cancer¹ (written by then Acting Surgeon General, Boris D. Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H.) was published, and with it, public awareness initiatives were set on course amongst organizations like IMPACT Melanoma around...

Moving the Needle in South Carolina: Two Pending Bills in the Pursuit of Spreading Awareness About Practicing Safe Skin

Moving the Needle in South Carolina: Two Pending Bills in the Pursuit of Spreading Awareness About Practicing Safe Skin

Things are heating up in South Carolina, home of one of IMPACT’s esteemed Hub Cities, Charleston. South Carolina has been in the news recently for tanning bed use legislation that’s been presented by South Carolina’s chapter of the American Cancer Society and endorsed...

MYTHS AND FACTS OF INDOOR TANNING

MYTHS AND FACTS OF INDOOR TANNING

It’s a well-known and documented fact that excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays has adverse effects on your health. Despite knowledge of these risks, indoor tanning studios haven’t gone out of business. Nursing@Georgetown,Georgetown University School of...