Global Skin Cancer Awareness Month
May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Each year more and more people are diagnosed with melanoma and other types of skin cancer. Skin cancer is meanwhile in the top 3 of the most common cancer types amongst young adults. Fortunately, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. About 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers and 85 percent of melanoma cases are associated with exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. By sharing facts about the dangers of unprotected exposure and encouraging people to check their skin for warning signs, we can and will save lives.
We can’t do this work alone.
In 2021, Skin Cancer Awareness Month takes place amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though many of us are separated, we can still unite against skin cancer, share the facts and help save lives.
Do you want to go the extra mile to raise awareness of skin cancer? Perhaps you are active on social media and sporty and you want to be part of our Faster Than Skincancer campaign? Or have you been affected by skin cancer? We’d love to hear your story. You can contact fill out this form
New Faster Than Skincancer episode
One of the strongest men in Austria discovered the damaging power of skin cancer. Austrian Powerlifter Alexander Pürzel recently got diagnosed with melanoma and joined forces with Spot the Dot to raise awareness of skin cancer. Watch this new Faster Than Skincancer film made by Manuel Peric.
Every week we’ll reveal more…
We have a lot of surprises, new merchandise, collaborations and mini-campaigns prepared for May. Throughout the month we’ll reveal them one by one on our social media, here on our website and via our newsletter.
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Photo by Manuel Peric