The Skin Cancer Foundation is now accepting applications for support of pilot research projects related to skin cancer. The Foundation funds basic research and clinical studies which address improved methods of prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer. Researchers are invited to submit applications for one-year projects to be conducted within the Dermatology departments of medical institutions within the U.S.
Since its founding in 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has set the standard for educating the public and the medical profession about skin cancer, its prevention by means of sun protection, and the need for early detection and prompt, effective treatment. It is the only international organization devoted solely to combating the world’s most common cancer. The Foundation’s mission is to decrease the incidence of the disease by means of public and professional education, and research.
The deadline for applications is Friday, October 4, 2013.Applications must be received by this date to be considered