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LOOK AFTER YOUR SKIN
AND STAY SAFE IN THE SUN

At Skcin we are dedicated to preventing
skin cancer through education...

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SKIN CANCER IS THE MOST
COMMON CANCER IN THE UK

Skin cancer kills more people in the UK
than Australia - the UV capital of the world!

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RATES OF SKIN CANCER
ARE RISING FASTER THAN
ANY OTHER CANCER

and it is now one of the biggest cancer
killers in the 15-34 age group!

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ALMOST ALL SKIN CANCERS
ARE CAUSED BY OVER
EXPOSURE TO UV

That means that almost all skin cancers
are preventable by being sun savvy!

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THAT'S WHY SKCIN ARE
DEDICATED TO PROMOTING
PREVENTION AND
EARLY DETECTION

Through national educational,
accreditation schemes, campaigns,
partnerships and initiatives...

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OUR OBJECTIVE:
TO REVERSE THE SOARING
RATES OF SKIN CANCER FOR
OUR FUTURE GENERATIONS

Knowledge is power. It's time to make
a change. Education is key, a culture
change is required and that's our mission.

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Useful links:

Please find below some links to additional websites that provide further useful information and/or support.

Other Skcin Educational Information Sites:

www.sunsafeschools.co.uk
Sun Safe Schools, website and resources by Skcin, dedicated to helping primary schools achieve their Sun Safe Schools accreditation and educate children on the importance of sun safety.

www.sunsafenurseries.co.uk
Sun Safe Nurseries, website and resources by Skcin, dedicated to helping pre-school settings acieve their Sun Safe accrediation and educate children on the importance of sun safety.

www.sunsafeworkplaces.co.uk
Sun Safe Workplaces, website and resources by Skcin, dedicated to helping employers of outdoor workers acieve their Sun Safe accrediation and educate employees in the importance of sun safety in the workplace.

www.tanaware.co.uk
Website produced by Skcin in partnership with Virgin Holidays to educate holiday makers on the importance of sun safety whilst abroad.

www.safersun.co.uk
Website produced by Skcin as part of a national radio campaign promoting the prevention and early detection of skin cancer.

Latest Stats / Research:

www.cancerresearchuk.org
Cancer Research UK, for the latest statistics and research information regarding skin cancer

Clinical Trials:

www.cancerresearchuk.org
Cancer Research UK, database that can be searched for clinical trials, it is general for all cancers, but you can search for skin cancer/melanoma trials or particular drugs trials

www.ukctg.nihr.ac.uk
Another useful link where current melanoma and skin cancer trials can be searched/viewed

Support Groups:

L.A.M (Life After Melanoma)
Life After Melanoma is a private facebook group that support eachother during and after the loss of loved ones to melanoma. Anyone wishing to join can request permission via Joanne Wheeldon who set up L.A.M following the loss of her husband Terry.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/238732649611860/

Partner Sites:

www.checkskinchanges.com
Skcin & Leo Pharma team up on an informative website showing how to check your skin for changes and early signs of skin cancer

www.axappphealthcare.co.uk/health-information/sunaware/
Axa PPP Healthcare have partnered with Skcin to promote sun safety to families

Other Charities / Related Organisations:

www.macmillan.org.uk
MacMillan Cancer Support, offering help and support to anyone diagnosed with cancer or their family/friends

www.melanomafocus.com
Melanoma Focus is a medical charity combining a professional core membership, consisting of melanoma scientists, clinicians and nurses, with a mission to undertake research and education, while providing information at various levels for patients, carers and other healthcare professionals.

www.teenagecancertrust.org
Teenage Cancer Trust, improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer

www.bad.org.uk
British Association of Dermatologists, the professional organisation for Consultant, Trainee and Staff and Associate Specialist dermatologists in the UK and Eire

Miscellaneous:

www.sunbedban.co.uk
Website created to help raise awareness of melanoma and skin cancer and to fight for a nationwide ban on sun bed use in the UK. To view their awareness video follow this link:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sunbed-Ban-UK/346501325449525

Sun Safety & Skin Cancer Booklet
Sun Safety & Skin Cancer Booklet
Download all you need to
know in one handy little book
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Sunbeds Can Cause Melanoma!
Sunbeds Can Cause Melanoma!
Sunbeds are not safe - fact! Find
out the truth and misconceptions
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Skin Cancer - The Warning Signs
Skin Cancer - The Warning Signs
Learn how to check your skin and
what you should be looking for...
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Am I at risk of Skin Cancer
Am I at risk of Skin Cancer
Learn about your skin type level
of associated risk and protection...
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Sunburn And Skin Cancer
Sunburn And Skin Cancer
Find out what happens when we
burn and why it’s important not to
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Sun Safety for Children & Babies
Sun Safety for Children & Babies
A child’s delicate skin can easily
burn - learn how to protect them
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