Welcome!  The Melanoma Awareness Project of the Desert (MAP) is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization that was founded to raise awareness about skin cancer and practicing safe sun habits in the Coachella Valley.  Please use our website as a resource to learn more about MAP, skin cancer and safe sun habits.  The first step towards change is awareness.

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William LAVIN

MAP Founder and President

LEARN SAFE SUN HABITS

WEAR SUNSCREEN

ALWAYS wear a broad spectrum sunscreen with a SPF 30 or higher! Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before going in the sun.

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SLIP! SLOP! SLAP! WRAP!

SLIP on a Shirt
SLOP on Sunscreen
SLAP on a Hat
WRAP on Sunglasses

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Upcoming Events: Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic

Melanoma Awareness Project

INVITES YOU TO A FREE

Skin Cancer Screening Clinic

Hosted by: Dr. Timothy Jochen

Saturday, October 15th 8am-12 noon

Contour Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Center

42600 Mirage Rd., Rancho Mirage

By Appointment Only

CALL 760-423-4000

TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT

Thank you to our sunscreen sponsor
OCEAN POTION

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