4 articles Tag National Cancer Institute

What Are The Odds of Sunburning In Your Car?

What Are The Odds of Sunburning In Your Car?

One Saturday morning I planned to take my daughters on a hiking trip. Not a big one, but a nice leisurely adventure to Matthew Winters Park off the Morrison, CO exit. I slipped my girls into their UV Skinz, lathered on the sunscreen, packed a picnic and loaded them into the car. The day was turning out to be an awesome sun-shiny day! Once we hit the highway we could all feel the sun beating down on …

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Five Day Countdown BEGINS!

In FIVE days and counting UV Skinz will be ending our Spring 20% off ALL kids long-sleeved swim shirts to begin a bigger mission. May 1st marks the beginning of a month-long mission to raise awareness about skin cancer and prevention. It’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month! May 1st will also be the first day you will be able to place an UV Skinz order and receive a complimentary baby skinz swim shirt to donate to a child of your choice, as apart …

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Skin Cancer Online App is Creating New Possibilties

Skin Cancer Online App is Creating New Possibilties

Marty Tenenbaum, a skin cancer survivor, has created a free online app along with Cancer Commons that is revolutionary in its ability to connect people across all borders and give them a chance to make large-scale connections in the battle against skin cancer. Tenenbaum survived skin cancer, but never got over the frustration he felt as he tried to search through the many treatments options, clinical trials and research for a way to survive. He gives all his credit …

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Targeted Therapy Finder–Melanoma

Targeted Therapy Finder–Melanoma

News flash! There is this awesome free online application for patients with malignant melanoma. It’s called Targeted Therapy Finder–Melanoma.  This application is specific to patients that have been diagnosed with late-stage melanoma. Collabrx of Palo Alto has developed this first of its kind application (app) under the leadership of noted internet entrepreneur and melanoma survivor Marty Tenenbaum. The app is based upon the science of the original Melanoma Molecular Disease Model (MMDM) in Cancer Commons built by …

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