Will go a long way in fighting the epidemic of melanoma skin cancer we are facing.
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Edmonton, Canada (PRWEB) January 31, 2008
Dr. Barry Lycka, president of the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation announced today a 70,000 gift to the Mary Johnston research chair in melanoma research today. This gift helps to fund a chair in research and according to Dr. Lycka, “Will go a long way in fighting the epidemic of melanoma skin cancer we are facing.”
“It’s sad that several hundred people die each year from this disease.”
According to Canadian Statistics, there will be 4500 new melanoma cases and 880 melanoma-related deaths in Canada this year, according to statistics from several cancer agencies. “It is our goal to make the number of those dieing drastically lower” Says Dr. Lycka.
For more information contact Dr. Barry Lycka at 780/425-1212.