Prevention d.girard

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Prevention d.girard

  1. 1. WWW.MFNE.ORG ∙ INFO@MFNE.ORG Melanoma Foundation New England Prevention ▪ Early Detection ▪ Support  Combat the rising rate of melanoma and melanoma deaths  Provide educational programs targeting the prevention and early detection of skin cancer and melanoma  Assist patients and their caregivers struggling with melanoma Our Mission:
  2. 2. WWW.MFNE.ORG ∙ INFO@MFNE.ORG Programs Education and Prevention  Teens  Your Skin Is In  Teens on Tanning Forum  Teen Advisory Council  Parents  No Sun for Babies  Community  Health Fairs  Skin Cancer Screenings  Sun Awareness Day at Fenway Park
  3. 3. WWW.MFNE.ORG ∙ INFO@MFNE.ORG Programs Education and Prevention  Melanoma Symposiums Spring & Fall  Melanoma Symposium Yale Cancer Center  Skin Cancer Detection for PCPs and Healthcare Professionals
  4. 4. WWW.MFNE.ORG ∙ INFO@MFNE.ORG Programs Legislation Advocacy  Tanning Bed Legislation in all New England States
  5. 5. WWW.MFNE.ORG ∙ INFO@MFNE.ORG Programs Support  Support Groups for Patients and Care Givers On-Site and Telephonic  Billy’s Buddies One-On-One Patient Advocacy and Support Program
  6. 6. WWW.MFNE.ORG ∙ INFO@MFNE.ORG Programs Your Skin Is In  No Tanning Pledge Program and Contest  Winner of AAD Gold Triangle Award 2009  Spokesperson Kelli Pedroia  Train Young Survivors as Advocates
  7. 7. WWW.MFNE.ORG ∙ INFO@MFNE.ORG Programs Your Skin Is In High Schools - Over 3 Years  175 High Schools Participated  14,000 Students Took the Pledge  Program Reached 28,000 Students Colleges – Year One  10 Colleges Participated  1,600 Students Took the Pledge  Program Reached 95,000 Students
  8. 8. WWW.MFNE.ORG ∙ INFO@MFNE.ORG Public Service Announcement Tanning Is Out, Your Skin Is In
  9. 9. WWW.MFNE.ORG ∙ INFO@MFNE.ORG Next Steps  Develop Tanning Bed Materials for Pediatrician’s Offices  Training Survivors as Advocates
  10. 10. WWW.MFNE.ORG ∙ INFO@MFNE.ORG Next Steps  Develop Tanning Bed Materials for Pediatrician’s Offices  Training Survivors as Advocates

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