Protect yourself from Skin Cancer!

When you have “survived” cancer once and come out on the other side, you are vigilant about protecting yourself from other cancers. This time of year when the sun rays are at their most harmful, we turn our focus to skin cancer.stock photo resized

The Beyond Pink TEAM is hosting its next “Meet, Mingle and Learn” event Tuesday, June 18 from 4:30-7p.m at the Unitarian Universalist Society, 3912 Cedar Heights Drive, Cedar Falls.  Jessica Larsen, PA-C will present on the topic “Healthcare for Your Skin.”

This FREE event is open to all young women living with cancer.  Activities are planned from 4:30 to 7 p.m., but participants can come and go as their schedules allow. There will be refreshments available courtesy of Panera Bread Bakery- Café. The schedule for the evening is:

4:30-5p.m.    Registration, Refreshments, and Table Discussions Begin

5-6 p.m.        Small Group Table Discussions

6-6:45 p.m.  “Healthcare for Your Skin” by Jessica Larsen, PA-C

6:45-7 p.m.   Wrap-up and Evaluations

For more information about the “Meet, Mingle and Learn” Cancer Survivor Event for Young Women call Gabbi DeWitt at 319-292-2225 or Dee Hughes at 319-235-3179; or go to the Beyond Pink TEAM website at

The Beyond Pink TEAM is part of the Cedar Valley Cancer Committee, and is a non-profit organization made possible by the collaborative efforts of many health organizations, businesses and dedicated individuals’ throughout the Cedar Valley. The Beyond Pink TEAM’s mission is to provide breast cancer prevention, education, support and advocacy for comprehensive, quality care in the Cedar Valley and surrounding communities. Going beyond pink ribbons, beyond pink light bulbs, beyond pink trinkets; Beyond Pink, we accomplish our mission by Taking action, Educating, Advocating and Making a difference.

Posted in From the Team, Young Cancer Survivors