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A monthly skin check could save your life.

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Give the Gift of Hope

Give

Give the Gift of Hope

Maximize your tax savings and give the gift of hope with a year end donation to support the MRF.

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

What are Clinical Trials?

Patients & Caregivers

What are Clinical Trials?

All treatments that are available today have been discovered through clinical trials, which are often viewed as the best treatment option for Stage II, III and IV melanoma patients.

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 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

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.
#EyeGetDilated: Nigel D.
Guest blog post by Nigel Deacon, ocular melanoma survivor, member of the CURE OM Patient Steering Committee and Co-founder of 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.

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Patient
Resources

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