News and events News ALL MAY LONG Join Melanoma UK during May for Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month and pledge your support Everyone can do something - whether it's committing to make skin self-examinations a regular habit, or as a community encouraging to improve public awareness of skin cancer risks through a range of activities - there's something we can all pledge to do that will help take another step on the movement against melanoma. ALL MAY LONG LOOK UP The sky is your guide - use the full moon as a reminder to conduct your monthly skin self-examination for suspicious lesions. ALL MAY LONG FAKE IT Don't expose your skin to the sun's damaging rays or artificial tanning beds. If you want that sun-kissed glow then let our Sunless Tanning Ambassador, Sophie Tague, share hints & tips on how to achieve a safe sun-kissed glow without damaging your skin. ALL MAY LONG TAKE THE 2.6 CHALLENGE Even though many of us are separated right now, we can still come together to help raise money, raise awareness, and reduce incidence rates of skin cancer. It's all about the numbers 2.6 and 26 ALL MAY LONG GET SOCIAL We need a social epidemic that changes thinking and behaviours. Follow Melanoma UK on social media and share our daily messages to help improve public awareness on how important it is to be sun safe and to get regular skin checks. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter ALL MAY LONG GO DIGITAL Download the My Melanoma App. Manage your condition, contribute to research and support Melanoma UK ALL MAY LONG GO BACK TO SCHOOL Do you know your ABCDE? Because melanoma is particularly serious, you should be familiar with the signs to look for. The ABCDE Rule of melanoma can help you detect it early. ALL MAY LONG SHARE YOUR STORY Melanoma UK is interested in you and your story. By sharing the challenges you have faced and overcome will provide hope and reassurance as well as help educate and inform others. Have a listen to this patient testimonial from Adele Hughes, The Melanoma In Me ALL MAY LONG DONATE At least 7 people will die from melanoma every day in the UK. By donating you are allowing Melanoma UK to provide support, fund research and buy life-saving equipment for the NHS. ALL MAY LONG MEN - WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK Help us to better understand how men behave when it comes to skin protection and sun safety by completing our survey. Our amazing partners at Lifejacket Skin Protection will send out some freebies for every survey completed 😎 ALL MAY LONG JOIN OUR LOTTERY Playing the Melanoma UK Lottery is a fun way of raising funds for a fantastic cause. For as little as £1 per week, you can help us achieve one of our fundraising goals and continue to place Automated Mole Mapping machines in hospitals across the UK. ALL MAY LONG SHOP ONLINE By shopping with us, you not only get top quality goods but all the profits from every sale are used to support the work we do and help our patients and their families on their melanoma journey. Our Product of the Month is our Skin Check Card The cards will highlight the importance of self-checking by guiding you through the "ABCDE" method of melanoma detection. ALL MAY LONG COLOUR IN Do your kids understand why they need to be sun safe? Download our SAFE FUN IN THE SUN COLOURING STORY BOOK and let your little ones learn how to have safe fun in the sun. Shining a light on melanoma and help raise awareness 2020 Global Melanoma Awareness Campaign The Melanoma In Me - In this short video, Adele Hughes, a loving wife, mummy to two beautiful girls, and a stage 3 melanoma patient stresses the importance of skin self-examinations during self-isolation.