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.
LEARN SAFE SUN HABITS
ALWAYS wear a broad spectrum sunscreen with a SPF 30 or higher! Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before going in the sun.
SLIP! SLOP! SLAP! WRAP!
SLIP on a Shirt
SLOP on Sunscreen
SLAP on a Hat
WRAP on Sunglasses
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
TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT