Prevention / More Information for Kids
Teach your children good sun protection habits at an early age. The damage that leads to adult skin cancers starts in childhood.
Melanoma in children is uncommon but is on the rise. The National Cancer Institute estimates that it is increasing at a rate of 1.3% per year.
Since doctors do not look for this, it is important to watch for changes in the skin of children too.
The Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation is committed to working with children to promote the awareness of our most precious assets, our children.
Some excellent programs designed for children include: