About the Event:
The Melanoma Foundation of New England (MFNE) presents a new educational program for stylists and salon professionals called The Skinny On, a free education program that trains hair and beauty professionals to identify cancerous moles on the scalp and neck while performing common salon services. Partners for The Skinny On Skin include Paul Mitchell of Northern New England, Macadamia Natural Oil, MODERN Salon, Salon Mario Russo, Salon Marc Harris, Elavina Salon, the Harvard School of Public Health and the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing. By learning the warning signs of skin cancer, stylists can become a valuable partner in the fight against melanoma. When caught early melanoma is almost always curable. Event will include training by Dr. Robin L. Travers, MD of SkinCare Physicians® of Chestnut Hill, MA., mingling, hors d'oeuvres and surprises. Reservations are required.