Healthy Skin is In

  • Raising Awareness of Excessive Tanning Behaviors

    Cancer Matters’ – brought to you by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Raising Awareness of Excessive Tanning Behaviors By Jerod Stapleton, PhD   There are well-publicized dangers of excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation for the purposes of tanning, whether sunbathing outdoors or the use of indoor tanning beds. Tanning has been associated with increased […]

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  • When Giving Back Hits Close to Home – A Father’s Day Story

    I never knew much about melanoma, except what they taught me in medical school.  It was the worst skin cancer to have.  Joe Enright taught me more.  As a tribute to the memory of Joe, I founded the Enright Melanoma Foundation along with other close friends and co-workers. Since the age of 4, I spent […]

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  • Passing on Positive Change – A Mother’s Day Story

    With May bringing us both Melanoma Awareness Month and Mother’s Day, there is a clear connection and opportunity for me to briefly share a piece of my story. For me, this cause has tremendous significance because of the impact it has had on my family and life thus far. When I was nine years old, […]

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  • A Painful Lesson

    Being married for 5 years, my husband Jason and I had our anniversary trip to Bali for 2 weeks. It was definitely one of the most amazing and memorable trips we’ve had – beautiful beaches, fresh seafood, adventurous outdoor activities, and relaxing spas. However, I also learned a painful lesson from the trip, a really […]

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