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Melanoma Support Resources

To help you through your journey with melanoma, We provide a variety of support services.

Patient Support

support through our online chat forum and monthly meetings to those living with Melanoma, their families and loved ones.


Fundraising is vital for our foundation. It allows us to continue to provide the types of services that we offer.


Our webinars now recorded and available online
Did you miss any of our Diagnosis to Survivorship Webinars? Good news: they are now available in
At the Heart of it – We Help Who Matters Most
Thanks to the emergence of trial drugs and more well-informed communities, patients can survive aggressive Melanoma. Recently
Register now to our upcoming webinar!
March 18th 2015 at 10am PST – 1pm EST – This webinar will be the 3rd of our
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Our Story

The Save Your Skin Foundation was created by family, friends, and colleagues of Founder Kathy Barnard. Kathy is currently fighting her own battle with melanoma. The Foundation started with the dream of Kathy’s sister Rose. One day as Rose was running through the beautiful trails of North Vancouver, she knew it was time to take action. The family had been through a stressful few years trying to find information on melanoma treatments and research and discovered that there was not much current information available.

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Webinar: Are you ready for your meeting with your oncologist?
March 18th 2015 at 10am PST – 1pm EST This webinar will be
Toronto Fashion Week
Toronto, ON – March 23 – 27, 2015 Save Your Skin will enjoy
2nd Immunotherapy of Cancer Conference (ITOC-2)
Munich, Germany – March, 25-27 The Immunotherapy of Cancer Conference (ITOC) is a
Webinar: Navigating the Canadian Health System
April 16th 2015 – Time to be confirmed – This webinar will be
Webinar: Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection
Mai 2015 – Date and time to be confirmed – This webinar will
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The Facts

Below is an overview about melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, your risk of getting the disease, and how you can prevent it. Also see our Quick Facts page.

  • Your Skin
  • Detection
  • The Sun and Your Skin
  • Skin Cancer Self Exam
  • Types of Skin Cancer
  • Follow-Up and Monitoring
  • Types of Melanoma
  • UV Index

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