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09/26/2021

Using Facebook For Good

One of the most common questions we are asked here at AIM by patients, families, and friends is How can I help? We usually answer with a question: What inter...

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09/24/2021

President’s Letter | September 2021

From the Desk of Samantha Guild As I reviewed the articles for this month’s newsletter, I thought about the fact that AIM at Melanoma, and the greater mela...

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09/24/2021

Melanoma by the State: Oregon

Let’s start with some fun facts about Oregon: Oregon boasts the deepest lake in the U.S., Crater Lake, with a depth of nearly 2000 feet. It is home to the ...

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07/23/2021

President’s Letter | July 2021

From the Desk of Samantha Guild I was struck several times this month with the idea that the fight against melanoma is being waged by so many people and on s...

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04/30/2021

President’s Letter | May 2021

From the Desk of Samantha Guild This month’s newsletter is so chock-full it will be delivered in two parts: today the first part and a few weeks from now t...

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04/30/2021

Spinning For Melanoma

By Alicia Rowell, Vice President In 2010, Valerie Guild and Susan Steel were introduced. They were two determined women who had founded non-profits to advanc...

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03/08/2021

President’s Letter | March 2021

From the Desk of Samantha Guild As you read this post, the U.S. and a lot of the world is approaching one year since we shut down—in varying ways, for vary...

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03/08/2021

Melanoma By The State: Texas

  Melanoma, don’t mess with Texas! That’s essentially the rallying cry of volunteers, medical institutions, foundations, and other interested groups in T...

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01/08/2021

President’s Letter | January 2021

From the Desk of Samantha Guild In a January newsletter it is traditional to wish you a happy new year and share our plans and resolutions for 2021. And this...

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11/12/2020

Melanoma by the State: North Dakota

North Dakota Wants Residents to Protect Their Skin North Dakota is a farming and ranching state, with 39.1 million acres — nearly 90% of the land area — ...

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11/12/2020

President’s Letter | November 2020

From the Desk of Samantha Guild It’s hard to believe that we’re nearing the holiday season and the end of 2020. It’s been such a tumultuous year, both ...

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09/29/2020

Have You Checked Out Our New Website?

AIM announced the launch of our redesigned website last week. Have you had an opportunity to take a look? Every aspect of the site is new! The look and feel ...

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09/29/2020

President’s Letter |September 2020

From the Desk of Samantha Guild The fall is upon us, and here at AIM at Melanoma, we’re busy with our usual autumn schedule: Steps Against Melanoma walks a...

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06/03/2020

President’s Update June | 2020

June|2020 Greetings to the AIM at Melanoma community, Thank you for so many thoughtful acknowledgments and heartfelt tributes for my mother. All of us at AIM...

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03/26/2020

COVID-19 Update

Supporting the melanoma community with research, education, and advocacy is AIM’s mission, and we continue our work with even more dedication while our nat...

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01/23/2020

Melanoma By The State: Colorado

  In 1876, one hundred years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Colorado became the 38th state of the United States, hence its nickname: T...

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11/14/2019

Melanoma by the State: Montana

  Dubbed “Big Sky Country,” Montana is the fourth largest state in total landmass, comprising vast rolling prairie land in the east and rugged Rocky Moun...

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09/19/2019

Melanoma By The State: Tennessee

  The state of Tennessee is famous for the Grand Ole Opry, Graceland, and the Great Smoky Mountains. It’s also known for its famous sons and daughters, suc...

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03/19/2019

Melanoma By The State: Arizona

Arizona touts itself as being home to three of the sunniest cities in the United States—Yuma, Phoenix, and Tucson—and for having more than 300 sunny days...

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01/14/2019

Melanoma By The State: Nevada

The seventh largest state in land area in the United States, Nevada boasts a rugged landscape filled with desert valleys and majestic mountains. The state is...

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11/13/2018

Melanoma Legislation: Progress Report

The facts are straightforward: Indoor tanning before 18 years of age increases one’s risk of melanoma by 85%,1 and the risk increases with each use.2 Despi...

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11/13/2018

Global Advocacy: Progress Report

Melanoma is a global disease. In the United States, one person dies every 54 minutes from melanoma. Australia and New Zealand have the highest melanoma rates...

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08/30/2018

Melanoma By The State: Vermont

Vermont is a state known for national and state forests, majestic snow-covered mountains, delicious maple syrup, and Ben and Jerry’s ice cream.  But what ...

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07/03/2018

Melanoma By The State: Minnesota

  Minnesota tops Midwest in melanoma incidences Minnesota has the third highest incidence rate of melanoma in the United States, tied with New Hampshire a...

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04/27/2018

Melanoma by the State: Utah

  Utah has the unfortunate distinction of having the highest rate of melanoma in the nation—a rate more than double the national average. Despite increas...

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03/06/2018

Melanoma By The State: Florida

  Your Skin in the Sunshine State While living in Florida has its many benefits ranging from mild winters to an abundance of outdoor opportunities, it also...

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