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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 Downloads
Here you will find Skcin literature and information promoting sun safety, skin cancer prevention, early detection and information on how to check your skin - all free to download.
Please use the materials for your own information and/or to help promote the charity's messaging. If you would like to use any of the downloads to promote our messaging, please make sure materials are used in their entirety. All items are subject to copyright.

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Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Booklet
Skcin have produced a pocket sized A6 booklet that contains comprehensive information about sun safety and skin cancer. Covering all important issues, from solar UV radiation, to the UV index, how to protect your skin, sunbed use, sun burn, how to check your skin, what to look out for and the various types of skin cancer -this handy booklet covers each issue in bite sized chunks and is widely distributed throughout our many schemes, campaigns and hospitals, proving extremely effective.

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Prevention and early detection posters
Our sun safety and skin check posters are A3 in size and are ideal for promoting awareness and the importance of protecting and checking your skin. The posters focus on the Five S's of Sun Safety and the ABCDE of melanoma.

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How to check your skin and what to look out for fact sheet
This 4 page A4 fact sheet provides vital information on the early detection of skin cancer.
With advice on how to effectively check your skin and what to look out for across all non malignant skin cancers, pre-cancerous skin lesions and melanoma, this useful fact sheet could just save someone's life.

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George the Sun Safe Superstar
This rhyming and wonderfully illustrated children's book has been written by Skcin to help children learn about the importance of sun safety and key sun safe messaging in a fun and engaging way. Used nationally within our Sun Safe School's and Nurseries accreditation schemes, the book has proved hugely popular with children of both pre-school and primary school age.
Courtesy of AXA PPP Healthcare, the book has now been animated and voiced by celebrity Mum, Jenny Frost, so it can be enjoyed online by all.

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Sun Safe Summer Activity Pack

Children's Activity Pack
If you recognise the importance of our future generations growing up with a knowledge of sun safety that could just save their life, then this fun packed, Sun Safe Summer Activity Pack, produced by Skcin is a great way to get kids engaged! With 10 different educational activities, suitable for primary school aged children, you can keep your little sunbeams occupied whilst learning all about sun safety.

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Skcin Logo
If you'd like to promote the work of Skcin and require a copy of our logo, please download it here. Should you require a higher resolution version for print, please get in touch.

Skcin Sponsorship form
If you'd like to help Skcin with our work by raising money, please download our sponsorship form here. For further information on how you can get involved with ideas on how to raise money please visit:
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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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Sunbeds Can Cause Melanoma!
Sunbeds Can Cause Melanoma!
Sunbeds are not safe - fact! Find
out the truth and misconceptions
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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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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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The Vitamin D Debate
The Vitamin D Debate
Uncertain about Vitamin D and
how much sun we need?
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Skcin News

Lisa Shaw is MASCED PRO Certified!

Congratulations to Lisa Shaw for completing the MASCED PRO Training Programme!“I thoroughly enjoyed taking this co...


Lisa Shaw is MASCED PRO Certified!

Congratulations to Lisa Shaw for completing the MASCED PRO Training Programme!“I thoroughly enjoyed taking this co...


Victoria Caruana is MASCED Accredited!

Congratulations to Victoria Caruana for completing the MASCED Accreditation!“I already had a good knowledge in thi...


Tiny Toes Day Nursery is now an Official Sun Safe Nursery!

Congratulations to Tiny Toes Day Nursery for obtaining their Sun Safe Nursery Status & Award “Children have en...


Dawn Anderson is MASCED Accredited!

Congratulations to Dawn Anderson for completing the MASCED Accreditation!“This is a brilliant course that has give...

In The Media

News digest – breast cancer survival, melanoma immunotherapy, red meat and cigarette warnings 

In the news this week: record numbers of people beating breast cancer and long-term benefits of melanoma immunotherapy r...

A new method to distinguish benign and cancerous skin moles

A new study has reported a cost-effective, more accurate, and less invasive way to diagnose cancerous melanoma cells in ...

Ask the Expert: Is There a Skin Cancer Crisis in People of Color?

Q: While all types of skin cancer are less common in people of color than in white people, their outcomes […] The ...

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