Skin Cancer Educational Campaign
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, accounting for nearly half of all cancers. The most serious type of skin cancer is melanoma. The incidence rate in Cumberland County (27%) exceeds that of the state (22%). Melanoma is highly curable if detected early.
Cumberland County Healthy Maine Partnerships will conduct a wide-scale educational campaign with updated materials, sun screen samples, UV bead bands and more distributed at various summer events including a Sea Dogs game, the Cumberland Fair, Farmer’s Markets, recreation departments and summer camps. Over 200,000 people live in the service area of Healthy Maine Partnerships Lakes, Rivers, Portland and Casco Bay.
Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:
|2010||Skin Cancer Educational Campaign||$8,000||Education||Healthy Maine Partnerships: Cumberland County|