PREVENTION
It Saved My Life

Melanoma early detection can save your life, too.

PREVENTION
It Saved My Life

Melanoma early detection can save your life, too.

MELANOMA EDUCATION

Education Institute

MELANOMA EDUCATION

Education Institute

RESEARCH AND SCIENCE

Scientific Partnerships

RESEARCH AND SCIENCE

Scientific Partnerships

Understand Melanoma

Pediatric & AYA Melanoma

UNDERSTAND MELANOMA

Pediatric & AYA Melanoma

Melanoma affects approximately 500 children in the US each year.

EVENTS

Join a Miles for
Melanoma Team

EVENTS

Join a Miles for
Melanoma Team

Participating in a 5k run/walk along with fellow melanoma patients, survivors caregivers, and supporters.

Understand Melanoma

Ocular Melanoma

UNDERSTAND MELANOMA

Ocular Melanoma

Ocular Melanoma is the most common form of eye cancer in adults.

The MRF’s mission is to eradicate melanoma by accelerating medical RESEARCH while EDUCATING to and ADVOCATING for the melanoma community.

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer.

Melanoma claims the lives of more than 7,000 Americans every year.

Melanoma is the leading cause of Cancer death in young women ages 25 – 30 and the second leading cause of cancer death in women ages 30-35.

9 out of 10 cases are considered to be preventable.

Latest News

Connecticut Passes Sunscreen in Schools Bill
July 13, 2019 – Both houses of the Connecticut state legislature have passed a bill permitting students to bring and Read more.
#GetNaked: It Saved My Life.
Guest blog post by Karolina Jasko, a melanoma survivor, Miss Illinois USA 2018 and dedicated advocate for melanoma prevention and Read more.
House Appropriations Committee Takes Important Actions on Melanoma, Cancer Funding and Skin Cancer Prevention
On May 8, 2019, by a 30-23 party line vote, the House Appropriations Committee approved its version of the Fiscal Read more.
Guest Blog: What Gets Measured Gets Managed
Guest blog post by Bertil Damato, MD, PhD, FRCOphth. Dr. Damato is a Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the Nuffield Department Read more.
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Treatment Center Finder

Although the MRF cannot recommend a specific doctor or clinic, the Melanoma Treatment Center Finder will help you find a cancer center in your area that specializes in treating melanoma. Please remember to use the information you receive as a starting point in your search for a healthcare team that best meets your needs. All information regarding your treatment should be discussed with your healthcare professional.

FIND A TREATMENT CENTER

Patient
Resources

The MRF is committed to providing the most up-to-date education and support resources for melanoma patients and their loved ones.