RAISING AWARENESS THROUGH EDUCATION
PROMOTING PREVENTION & EARLY DETECTION CAMPAIGNING FOR CHANGE
SKCIN: THE KAREN CLIFFORD SKIN CANCER CHARITY / REGISTERED CHARITY: 1150048
WE NEED YOUR HELP! PLEASE HELP US TO STOP SKIN CANCER TAKING MORE LIVES. WE ARE HUGELY GRATEFUL FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
Skcin are training eyes to save lives at MASCED.UK
for all hair, health and beauty industry professionals...
Our Sun Safe Schools accreditation scheme - educating
our future generations on the importance of sun safety...
Skcin in partnership with Virgin Holidays to promote sun safety
to holiday makers and active tan seekers across the globe...
Sun Safe Workplaces, our accreditation scheme - educating
outdoor workers and employers on sun safety in the workplace...
Skcin in partnership with AXA PPP Healthcare
promoting the importance of sun safety to families...
Sun Safe Nurseries, our national accreditation scheme is
for pre-school settings to introduce sun safety education...
Skcin have delivered many national awareness campaigns
across at risk groups and have gained national awards...
Skcin are lead member of political lobby group Skin Cancer UK
and proud to work with other groups to campaign for action...
MASCED (Melanoma and Skin Cancer Early Detection) is a National Accreditation programme for hair, health and beauty industry professionals.
The MASCED Accreditation Programme has been developed by Skcin to significantly raise awareness of the early signs and symptoms of skin cancer and to promote the early detection of melanoma, to improve prognosis and save lives.
The programme has also been developed to raise awareness of the importance of Sun Safety to aid the prevention of around 86% of melanoma and the majority of all skin cancer cases. This supports the call by public health figures for a wider perspective on who is most effective to help improve the nation’s health and address concerns raised in the Government’s 2020 Skin Cancer Vision. At Skcin we strongly believe that offering this valuable training to the estimated 250,000 people working across the hair, health and beauty industry, will provide a vital first line of defence against this deadly and devasting disease.
Hair, Health and Beauty Professionals are in a unique position to become powerful advocates in the fight against the UK’s most common cancer and potentially save lives.
Hair, health and beauty professionals who see their clients on a regular basis, have the opportunity to observe changes that may occur on their clients skin, particularly in areas that clients may not be able to see themselves, placing them in an invaluable position.
By taking the time to swot up on skin surveillance and learn how to identify suspicious lesions, professionals are perfectly placed to detect the early signs of skin cancer and advise clients to take action. This could prevent disfigurement through surgery and in the case of spotting melanoma early, save lives.
Anyone working in an indusrty where they have a close connection to and observation of their client’s skin, can register, receive resources and get certified to save lives.
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE
A DIFFERENCE AND SAVE LIVES