The Skcin App

THE SKCIN APP

A comprehensive educational and self-management
tool developed to educate, empower and equip the
nation to help them take charge of their skin health
and surveillance.

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The MASCED Accreditation from the Skcin Charity

MASCED.UK

A National Accreditation Programme for
hair, health and beauty industry professionals to
promote the prevention and early detection of
skin cancer, improve prognosis and save lives.

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Sun Safe Schools Accreditation from the Skcin Charity

SUN SAFE SCHOOLS

FREE National Accreditation Programme, assisting
primary schools in their duty of care and educating
children on the importance of sun safety, to
influence behaviours and prevent skin cancer.

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Sun Safe Nurseries Accreditation from the Skcin Charity

SUN SAFE NURSERIES

FREE National Accreditation Programme, assisting
pre-schools in their duty of care and introducing
sun safety education in early years, to influence
behaviours and prevent skin cancer.

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Sun Safe Workplaces Accreditation from the Skcin Charity

SUN SAFE WORKPLACES

A national accreditation programme providing
employers of outdoor workers with all the tools and
resources required to fulfil their legal obligations &
educate employees on sun safety and skin cancer.

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MySkinDoctor

MySkinDoctor App

Concerned about a skin condition, lesion or mole?
Get a diagnosis, information about your condition
and an effective treatment plan from the UK’s
largest dermatology practice, within 3 days!

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DONATE TO SKCIN

WE NEED YOUR HELP! PLEASE HELP US TO STOP SKIN CANCER TAKING MORE LIVES. WE ARE HUGELY GRATEFUL FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

Prevention And Early Detection Saves Lives

  • Skin Cancer is the UK’s most common and fastest rising cancer.
  • Over 230,000 cases of non-melanoma are diagnosed annually in the UK.
  • 1 in 5 will develop at least one non-melanoma skin cancer.
  • Over 17,500 cases of melanoma are diagnosed annually in the UK.
  • 1 in 36 men / 1 in 47 women will be diagnosed with melanoma.
  • Around 90% of all skin cancers are preventable.
  • If detected diagnosed and treated early, almost all cases are curable.

SKCIN is the UK’s leading skin cancer awareness charity specialising in the prevention and early detection of skin cancer through educational intervention. Our mission is to save lives and suffering from melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, to prevent the disease, improve patient outcomes through early diagnosis and reduce the significant burden on the NHS.

We have a unique, innovative and mulit-channel approach to combatting skin cancer, delivering robust solutions that are accessible to all. Our comprehensive range of resources and suite of five bespoke accreditation programmes that specifically target both high risk and influential audiences are generating impact on a national and international scale.

Skin Cancer Prevention Top Tips
Skin Cancer Prevention Top Tips
Look after your skin and follow
the golden rules of sun safety
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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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Solar UV Radiation - The Facts
Solar UV Radiation - The Facts
Know your UVA from UVB - learn
how UVR can cause skin cancer
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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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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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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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The Vitamin D Debate
The Vitamin D Debate
Uncertain about Vitamin D and
how much sun we need?
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Sun Safe Schools
Sun Safe Schools
National primary school accreditation scheme developed by Skcin to teach children and assist schools and parents on the importance of sun safety
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Sun Safe Nurseries
Sun Safe Nurseries
National pre-school accreditation scheme developed by Skcin to teach children and assist settings and parents on the importance of sun safety
LEARN MORE
Sun Safe Workplaces
Sun Safe Workplaces
National workplace accreditation scheme developed by Skcin to teach outdoor workers and employers the importance of sun safety
LEARN MORE
MASCED.UK
MASCED.UK
National Accreditation Scheme for hair, health and beauty professionals to promote the prevention and early detection of skin cancer and save lives.
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The UV Forecast in:

  • The UV index is a 5 category solar UV forecast provided by the Met Office in the UK.
  • The higher the number the stronger the UVR and the less time it takes damage to occur
  • When the UV index is at 3
    and above, sun protection
    measures should be taken
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In The Media

New Approach to Treating Melanoma

An international research team, led by Professor Wenbo Bu of Fudan University and Distinguished Professor Dayong Jin of ...

Hiding in Plain Sight: NYPD Veteran Uncovers Clues for Detecting Skin Cancer 

A retired NYPD detective, who spent his career looking for clues, learned a tough lesson about how to identify skin canc...

Melanoma skin cancer cases rising in UK

The biggest increase is among the over 80s, with a marked rise in cases in adults aged 25-49....