Your Skin Is In
Your Skin Is In is an educational, pledge based program and contest that encourages teens and young adults to make a personal promise that they will protect the skin they’re in. Over the past 8 years, MFNE has traveled all over New England, exposing over 500,000 students to this educational program. Get started below!
Why Your Skin Is In?
Melanoma is the second most common form of cancer for teens young adults ages 15-29, however it’s preventable and 99% curable when caught on time. Start spreading the message today!
People who use tanning beds before the age of 35 increase their melanoma risk by 59%.The World Health Organization has determined that UV rays from tanning beds cause cancer.Tanning beds put out 3-6 times the amount of radiation given off by the sun.Getting more sun won't increase your Vitamin D level, but it will increase your risk of skin cancer.Melanoma kills one person every 50 minutes. It's the second most common cancer for 15-29 year olds.