More Than Skin Deep: Skin Cancer In America
Airs Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV
Monday, July 12, 2010
"More Than Skin Deep" examines not only the medical and scientific aspects of skin cancer, but its cultural, historical and social aspects as well. The film reveals how the tanning craze was accidentally popularized by Coco Chanel, how pioneering medical trials for melanoma may revolutionize cancer treatments and how human skin color evolved as a survival response.
"More Than Skin Deep" has been praised by members of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Cancer Society and the National Council on Skin Prevention. It has been warmly received at film festivals coast to coast. View more video clips from this documentary online.