PIPELINE PREVIEWS

May 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 5 | Editorials | 488 | Copyright © May 2019

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Skin Cancer Foundation

Skin Cancer Foundation Awards Grants for Skin Cancer Research

The Skin Cancer Foundation hosted its annual Member Reception on March 1 at the Eaton Hotel in Washington, D.C., during the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting. As part of the reception, the Foundation announced the winners of its annual research grant awards. David Polsky, MD, chair of The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Research Grants Committee, led the research grant awards presentation.“My fellow committee members and I are honored to award $125,000 among three worthy research projects,” said Dr. Polsky. “We have high hopes that the Foundation’s funding may give these young investigators the kick-start they need to accomplish great things. We wish them the best of success in moving skin cancer research ahead, improving and lengthening patients’ lives.”The Skin Cancer Foundation’s grants program provides research funding to support dermatology department research and clinical studies related to skin cancer.

Skin Cancer Foundation Launches Carcinomas & Keratoses

The Skin Cancer Foundation, the leading nonprofit organization for public and professional skin cancer education, has launched Carcinomas & Keratoses. This new digital publication sheds light on the most recent and important developments in keratinocyte cancers and precancers, including basal cell carcinoma (BCC), cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC), and actinic keratosis (AK). Featuring content written by expert dermatologists and The Skin Cancer Foundation’s editorial team, coverage includes new strategies for early detection and diagnosis to breakthrough treatments for advanced BCC and cSCC.Carcinomas & Keratoses joins the Foundation’s roster of publications including The Melanoma Letter, The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal, and the Sun & Skin News blog. For more information visit SkinCancer.org.