Our Mission

Melanoma is the second most common cancer in people between the ages of 10-29 and is said to be at epidemic proportions. We created the Claire Marie Foundation because young people shouldn’t be fighting melanoma. They should be jumping over waves, dancing in the rain at concerts, going to college, starting careers, seeing the world. That’s why we’re doing everything we can to stop this disease in young people. Our mission is to raise clarity and hope in the fight against adolescent and young adult melanoma through awareness, education and prevention. We are already making big waves — together, we can create a tidal wave.

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As the only nonprofit in the U.S. to focus exclusively on melanoma in young people, we have a lot to say and this is where we say it; from life-saving sun safety tips to the latest research on adolescent and young adult melanoma.

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