Arizona Skin Cancer Foundation

Arizona Skin Cancer Foundation was established in 2011 to provide financial assistance to people with skin cancer who cannot afford treatment. Community education and awareness, treatment and prevention are key goals of the foundation.

20401 N. 73rd St., Ste. 230 Scottsdale, AZ 85255

480.223.6888(phone) | 480.223.6889(fax)

Facts about melanoma

  • Melanoma is now the fastest growing cancer in the U.S
  • Melanoma is the sixth most common cancer in the U.S
  • In women 25-29, melanoma is the primary cause of cancer death, and in women 30-34 it is the second most common cause of cancer death
  • Melanoma is a skin cancer that can spread earlier and more quickly than other skin cancers
  • It is projected that nearly 80,000 Americans will be diagnosed with melanoma in 2013. That means one person every 8 minutes
  • Risk factors for melanoma include fair complexion, family history, severe sunburns as a child, and using a tanning bed ten times a year or more before age 30

 

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