Skin Cancer

Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome (BCCNS) Life Support Network

This is a young non-profit organization whose mission is to provide counselling and support services to children and adults all over the world who are faced with the challenges of an inherited form of skin cancer, one of many manifestations of a syndrome most commonly known as BCCNS, NBCCS and/or Gorlin Syndrome.

Patricia Pearsell, Canadian Representative
Whitby, ON
Tel: 905-668-4913

Melanoma Network of Canada

Mission: Our organization is the only national, patient-led organization whose mission is to provide melanoma patients and their caregivers with current and accurate information and services in the fight against melanoma. Through our network, we provide funding for awareness and education, advocacy and research.

99 Bronte Road, Suite 324
Oakville, Ontario
L6L 3B7
Tel: 289 242-2010

Alberta Society of Melanoma

Mission: Provide support to people living with melanoma and their families. Alleviate fear, misconceptions and to encourage a positive attitude about living with cancer. Foster and support melanoma research. Disseminate information about melanoma.

Al Nak, Executive Officer
10770 Winterburn Road NW, Unit 1940
Edmonton, Alberta  T5S 1T6
Tel: 780-717-0861

Save Your Skin Foundation

Mission: “A community of volunteers determined to eliminate melanoma through research and education, and dedicated to those touched by it”

15 995 Lynn Valley Rd
North Vancouver BC V7J 1Z6
Tel:  604-985-1999

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (US)