The American Cancer Society estimates that 11,980 people died from melanoma and 3,190 from other nonepithelial skin cancers in 2011, which is among the fastest rising cancers in the U.S.
About the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention
The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has been a trusted resource for the nation’s skin cancer prevention community since 1998.
Today, we stand as a united voice to prevent skin cancer through education, advocacy and raising awareness.
The National Council brings support, encouragement, and connection to more than 45 organizations agencies, and associations that are making a real difference in the lives of millions of adults, children, and families throughout the country.
Our members represent the nation’s premier researchers, clinicians, and advocates for melanoma and skin cancer prevention.
Together, the National Council has the connections and national voice to advocate, to influence, and to increase skin cancer prevention.
A United Voice to Create a World Without Skin Cancer.
To prevent skin cancer through education, advocacy, and raising awareness.
The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention will assist in meeting public health sun protection objectives. National Council activities will focus on increasing the proportion of Americans practicing the National Council's sun protection messages.
Educate and Engage Our Members: Inform and involve members with skin cancer prevention information, best practices, resources and research finding.
Advocate: Advocate for the importance of skin cancer prevention and support prevention initiatives on the local, state, and national levels.
Raise Public Awareness: Speak as one voice with skin cancer prevention messages to represent the common views of NCSCP members.
Expand Capacity: Increase membership and strengthen organizational structure to sustain and expand the NCSCP’s ability to improve effectiveness and services.
Download the Strategic Plan below.
- About Us
- Skin Cancer
- Member Section