Skin Cancer
Associations, foundations, societies - USA

AIM at Melanoma Plano, TX
increases support for melanoma research; promotes prevention and education among the general public and medical professionals; provides comprehensive and easily accessible melanoma resources for patients, survivors, and caregivers

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Schaumburg, IL
advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime

American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology (ACMMSCO) Milwaukee, WI
provides a means for recognition and approval of physicians; safeguards the standards of Mohs Micrographic Surgery; provides vehicles of continuing education and exchange of ideas and experiences

American Melanoma Foundation (AMF) La Jolla, CA
raises public awareness and educates on the prevention and risks with melanoma; provides patient education, advocacy and facilitates patient support groups; advocates for the focus of research in melanoma

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Rolling Meadows, IL
promotes optimal quality care for patients as well as support; develops investigative knowledge in the field of dermatologic surgery

American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP) Northbrook, IL
improving the quality of dermatopathology; aiding in the dissemination of knowledge among established dermatopathologists; teaching of dermatopathology; encouraging research in dermatopathology and allied fields

Annís Hope Foundation Hartland, WI
supports funding for melanoma cancer research, education and awareness

Bill Walter III Melanoma Research Fund (BWMRF) Daytona Beach, FL
supporting promising melanoma research; raising awareness; assistance of melanoma patients

Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign (CCMAC) New Hyde Park, NY
increasing public awareness regarding the dangers and causes of skin cancer; changing attitudes and behaviors towards unsafe tanning & sun exposure

Enright Melanoma Foundation Summit, NJ
raises sun safety awareness, helps prevent melanoma through education and early detection

Foreman Foundation Zelienople, PA
raises funds for medical research that will lead to a cure for melanoma cancer, while heightening awareness as to the causes and symptoms of this disease

James A. Schlipmann Melanoma Cancer Foundation Plano, TX
provides support to clinical trials and research studies; advances education, awareness, screenings and treatment to eventually eradicate melanoma cancer

Jamie Rabinowitch-Davis Foundation for Melanoma Research Marietta, GA
raises funding for scientific research to find more advanced and effective treatments for melanoma, spreads awareness and prevention measures through education throughout the community

Kate Verdon Spisak Foundation for Melanoma Awareness and Research Colts Neck, NJ
informing the public about melanoma; providing financial support to the National Institute of Health's Melanoma Research Program and the patients and families involved in that research

Melanoma Education Foundation (MEF) Peabody, MA
increases awareness of melanoma in 3 ways: conducts workshops for school health educators; provides complete information about early self-detection and prevention of melanoma; conducts talks and facial skin analyzer screenings for area organizations and businesses

Melanoma Foundation of New England Concord, MA
provides a variety of educational programs targeting the prevention and early detection of skin cancer and melanoma; offering support groups, educational programs

Melanoma Hope Network (MHN) St. Louis, MO
brings hope, education and direct personal support to patients diagnosed with melanoma; supports research, increases patient awareness of clinical trials, helps patients and their physicians find the appropriate trials

Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) Washington, DC
funds research worldwide to better prevent, diagnose and treat melanoma

Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) Princeton, NJ
supports medical research for finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma; educates patients and physicians about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma; acts as an advocate for the melanoma community to raise the awareness of this disease and the need for a cure

Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation Garden City, NY
increases awareness for melanoma prevention, provides information and services on skin cancer detection, supports melanoma patients through education of the latest treatments

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Bethesda, MD
coordinates a public health response to nationwide efforts to reduce skin cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality, including sharing research findings, planning joint programs and conferences, and targeting audience-specific initiatives; increases awareness and prevention behaviors among all populations

Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation West Palm Beach, FL
educating the public about prevention and early detection

SHADE Foundation Scottsdale, AZ
eradicates melanoma through the education of children and the community in the prevention and detection of skin cancer and the promotion of sun safety

Sidney J. Malawer Memorial Foundation Rockville, MD
educates the public on ways to prevent skin cancer; promotes the importance of early detection through frequent skin screenings

Skin Cancer Foundation New York, NY
prevents skin cancers through public education campaigns about the need for sun protection; encourages detection of skin cancers at the earliest stage; improves skin cancer care by offering physician education and training programs; supports research into new diagnostic techniques and therapies

Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Cleveland, OH
advances and promotes the sciences relevant to skin health and disease through education, advocacy, and scholarly exchange of scientific information

Sun Safety Alliance (SSA) Reston, VA
reduces the incidence of skin cancer by motivating people to actively adopt and practice safe sun behavior

Susan Fazio Foundation for Melanoma Research Maple Glen, PA
raises funds to support research and increase awareness of metastatic melanoma and mucosal melanoma

Timothy Aycock Melanoma Research Foundation (TAMRF) Leesburg, VA
increasing awareness, contributing to cutting-edge medical research, providing information to those who struggle with melanoma's devastating effects

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