Melanoma at Wistar

Join us on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 for The Wistar Institute Melanoma Awareness Day presented by Independence Blue Cross and Citizen’s Bank. Cheer on the Philadelphia Phillies as they take on the Los Angeles Angels, and help us raise awareness about melanoma prevention, detection, and research. Buy tickets today! (Use the password "wistar" and select seats from sections 138 and 139.)

Yes, we all have skin in this game.  Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer, and your risk for developing melanoma is growing. Unlike many cancers,  the incidence of melanoma has doubled in the past 30 years in the United States, despite better detection and a greater awareness of the dangers of sun and ultraviolet ray exposure.

This is a disease in desperate need of new therapeutic options, and The Wistar Institute Melanoma Research Center is devoted to advancing melanoma medicine.

Join us in spreading the news about the dangers of melanoma!
Join us in raising awareness about melanoma prevention!

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