Skin cancer advocacy

The American Academy of Dermatology Association advocates on behalf of its members and dermatology patients on a number of issues that affect the prevention and detection of skin cancer.

Access AADA skin cancer advocacy resources below.

Skin cancer advocacy resources

Skin cancer advocacy resources

Education and awareness

Information on prevention of skin cancer and promotion of skin cancer protection.
Capitol Hill skin cancer screening

News on efforts to promote skin cancer awareness at the federal level.
State legislation and regulations

Resources on advocacy at the state level.
Indoor tanning device reclassification

Latest news on tanning bed reclassification.

Indoor tanning advocacy toolkit

A wealth of resources to help advocate for indoor tanning legislation at the state level.

Sunscreen regulations

News on advocacy to regulate sunscreens.


Additional resources

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Media relations toolkit

Information on a variety of dermatologic issues that have recently been in the news.

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Legislative Conference

Learn about the AADA event held annually in Washington, D.C.

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Leadership Institute programs

A variety of programs to develop specialty leaders.



Learn about AAD mentoring/mentee opportunities


Help patients, communities, and the profession.




Support advocacy efforts through SkinPac.


Take action!

Contact legislators through the Dermatology Advocacy Network