10 articles Tag AIM at Melanoma

MY Story: Charlie Guild

MY Story: Charlie Guild

You may recall a few months back, we featured an incredible “MY Story” on Jim Schlipmann as told by his wife, Jean Schlipmann. The devastating loss of Jim to melanoma inspired Jean to create the James A. Schlipmann Melanoma Cancer Foundation to keep his memory alive, and also to provide hope and assistance to individuals and their families affected by this horrible form of cancer. Similarly, Charlie Guild was an amazing individual who was loved by …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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AIM at Melanoma Walk

AIM at Melanoma is an organization that we have partnered with on many occasions to help further their mission of increasing “support for melanoma research; to promote prevention and education among the general public and medical professionals; and to provide comprehensive and easily accessible melanoma resources for patients, survivors, and caregivers.” Through fundraising, 5k run/walks and other educational events AIM at Melanoma reaches thousands of people across the U.S and many more world wide. In …

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2013 Tanning Bed Legislation

Indoor tanning and its contribution to skin cancer and melanoma has been a hot topic of discussion for a few years now. With over 30 million people in the US who tan indoors annually, the subject affects us more than we think. 2.3 million indoor tanners are 18-years-old and younger. There is a growing presence of indoor tanning beds in salons, spas, gyms and even apartment complexes. In these non-traditional places people searching for an …

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MY Story; For Jillian

MY Story; For Jillian

I had the honor of speaking with a very passionate melanoma awareness advocate, Susan Hayes. She is a Mother raising awareness for her daughter, Jillian. Jillian was 19-years-old when an irritating mole became more and more bothersome. It began to bleed and so Jillian saw a Dermatologist to have it removed. The biopsy of the mole came back as Stage 2 Melanoma, but showed no evidence that it had spread. Jillian frequented her surgeon for check-ups every …

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AIM Awards $90K Check To Benefit The Fight Against Melanoma

AIM Awards $90K Check To Benefit The Fight Against Melanoma

AIM at Melanoma, a non-profit organization dedicated to the research, outreach and prevention of Melanoma, has awarded a $90,000 research grant to MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC). “West University resident Judy Sager, AIM Houston Chapter President, and Jean Schlipmann, AIM CoFounder, presented Dr. Patrick Hwu and the Melanoma Department at MDACC a check for $90,000 to support melanoma research.” This is very exciting news for AIM and the MDACC! AIM and the MD Anderson Cancer …

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