#GetNaked

A monthly skin check could save your life.

Research Advocacy

Participate in the 2020 Grant Review Process

Research Advocacy

Participate in the 2020 Grant Review Process

Melanoma patients, caregivers and advocates are invited to join a research grant review panel. Apply today!

Advocacy

2020 Advocacy Summit & Hill Day

Advocacy

Register Today!

Be the voice of the melanoma community on Capitol Hill! Register for the MRF Advocacy Summit & Hill Day, March 8-10, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Ocular Melanoma

NEW: Ocular Melanoma Patient Guide

Ocular Melanoma

NEW: Ocular Melanoma Patient Guide

Download the brand new Ocular Melanoma Patient Guide!

Patients & Caregivers

Attend a Patient Symposium

Patients & Caregivers

Attend a Patient Symposium

Learn the latest news in research and treatment development at free patient and caregiver meetings held across the US.

Research and Science

Apply for a 2020 Research Grant!

Research and Science

Apply for a 2020 Research Grant!

The MRF is committed to supporting researchers at every stage of their careers. Download the RFP and apply for a 2020 MRF Research Award before the deadline of March 2, 2020.

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 nearly 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

MD Anderson’s Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD Named to President’s Council on Science and Technology
January 29, 2020 – Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint MD Anderson’s Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD Read more.
Leading Melanoma Organizations Applaud Congress for Supporting $20 Million for Defense-Funded Melanoma Research
WASHINGTON, DC, December 19, 2019 – The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) and the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) applaud Congress for approving $20 million in Read more.
#EyeGetDilated: Shea B.
Guest blog post by Shea Biurski, daughter of CURE OM Patient Steering Committee member and #EyeGetDilated advocate Sam Buirski: I Read more.
Developing More Effective Treatments for Ocular Melanoma
SKCC Research Discoveries Translate to More Effective Treatments for Ocular Melanoma Guest blog post by Andrew Aplin, PhD, Associate Director 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.