Safe from the Sun

Melanoma International Foundation
Last Modified: April 10, 2006

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Conference Dates: May 6, 2006
Conference Location: Villanova University

Sponsoring Group: Melanoma International Foundation

Conference Web Page URL:

Topics Covered: Dermatologists on hand for skin cancer screenings: Guinness World Record setting for most in one day! Early detection and prevention and treatment of melanoma

Conference Objectives: Skin cancer screenings/melanoma awareness and education, kids activities

Who Should Attend: Everyone!

Conference Agenda: 9-12pm

Registration Information: Register online: or 866-463-6663

Conference Fees: $25, $10 for kids kids in strollers free

Continuing Education: No

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