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

Medical Student Research Grants

RESEARCH AND SCIENCE

Medical Student Research Grants

Applications now being accepted for 2020 Medical Student Research Grants. Apply by November 5, 2019.

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.

Ocular Melanoma

MRF Funds Groundbreaking Uveal Melanoma Research

Ocular Melanoma

MRF Funds Groundbreaking Uveal Melanoma Research

A first-of-its-kind study is hailed as a “blueprint” and published in Nature Genetics.

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

Rep. Kelly Cassidy: We Are Far From Done
Guest blog post by Illinois State Representative Kelly Cassidy, a melanoma caregiver, survivor and recipient of a 2019 MRF Courage Read more.
Ruby’s Story: Fighting Melanoma as a Family
Guest blog post by Ali Thackeray, mother to six-year-old pediatric melanoma fighter, Ruby, and member of the Pediatric Melanoma Parent Read more.
My name is Amanda Sisco…
For me, being an advocate is more than going to events or signing petitions and making calls. Being an advocate Read more.
My name is Susanne Milne…
“It is my job to take care of and manage your cancer; your job is to live your life to 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.