Skin cancer is preventable! This knowledge is fairly widespread, and yet so many people ignore the facts and continue to demonstrate risky behaviours and tempt fate.
When I was diagnosed, I was fortunate – Stage 0 (in situ) malignant melanoma and relatively easily treated. But still, I spent a terrifying four weeks in labs and doctors’ offices getting tests done to make sure my cancer hadn’t metastasized (spread beyond the primary lesion on the back of my arm). In my mind, while driving home from that initial doctor’s appointment, I was actually planning my funeral. Silly, I know, but hearing the dreaded “C” word ... (read more)
Your generous donation to the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation will support programs that ensure the message of sun safety and early detection are heard and acted upon. In addition, research into treatment and earlier detection will continue.
Whether giving a one-time cash contribution, setting up a monthly gift or planning a significant gift through your will or life-insurance, every dollar donated to the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation will help reduce the occurrence of skin cancer in Canada.
However you choose to give, we encourage you to identify any special requests you wish associated with your gift such as memorial designations or specific project supported.
The Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation offers the following options for making your gift:
Other considerations when making your gift:
As they age, many individuals discover they have assets in excess of what their families and loved ones now require. Individuals can make a gift to the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation in their will or designate their life insurance policy and feel confident that their support will continue even after they are gone.
For more information on planning a gift through your will or life insurance, please call (780) 577.1485
The Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation is a registered Canadian charity
BN# 86937 0106 RR 0001