The prophet Isaiah wrote: "...the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to captives and freedom to prisoners..." (Isaiah 61:1)
Tina's Place is called to be a lighthouse, guiding individuals to learn about melanoma skin cancer awareness, education and prevention, in memory and honor of our daughter Tina. As these broken ones come into wholeness they will, in turn, become mighty warriors who will have great anointing and wisdom to share with others.
Our mission is to enhance the well-being of our community by providing them with information regarding melanoma skin cancer Our focus is to create awareness and education of melanoma skin cancer.
What causes melanoma?
Melanoma develops when skin cells called melanocytes mutate and begin to grow out of control. Unlike more common skin cancers, melanoma may be found on parts of the body not normally exposed to the sun, such as the groin or armpits.
While the exact cause of melanoma may not be known, several factors may increase the risk of developing the disease. The primary risk factor for melanoma is exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light, including sunlight and tanning beds, with the risk growing with the amount of exposure. Early exposure, particularly for people who had frequent sunburns as a child, also increases melanoma risk.
"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."
- Jim Rohn