When skin cancer develops in people of color, it’s often in a late stage when diagnosed.
We are humbled to be the new Guinness Book of World Records holder for largest skin cancer screening.
The Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation funds research, raises awareness, and educates younger generations about melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Meet Tracy Callahan, our foundation’s namesake, and learn how the five-time melanoma survivor turned a simple blog into a nonprofit organization that raised over $70,000 for research and awareness in its first year.
Our foundation’s vision is to empower and inspire the next generation to shape the future of sun safety. To do this effectively, our junior board – made up of high school and college students – leads the way with the foundation’s voice, messaging, and outreach.
Over 75,000 new cases of invasive melanoma will be diagnosed in the United States this year.