• It’s a myth that people of color don’t get skin cancer...

  •  We’ve heard way too many people say “I don’t need SPF, my melanin- kissed skin is my natural protection from the sun”.

  • Darker skin is not a guarantee against melanoma.

  • The five-year survival rate for melanoma is 78 % among African- Americans.

  • Melanoma accounts for less than 2% of skin cancer cases, but causes a large majority of skin cancer deaths.