About Us

Meet the MRF

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is the largest independent organization devoted to melanoma. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma, the MRF also educates patients and physicians about prevention, diagnosis and the treatment of melanoma. The MRF is an active advocate for the melanoma community, helping to raise awareness of this disease and the need for a cure. The MRF’s website is the premier source for melanoma information seekers.

Mission Statement

To eradicate melanoma by accelerating medical RESEARCH while EDUCATING to and ADVOCATING for the melanoma community.

Latest News

Guest blog from Daphne Kiernan, mother of pediatric melanoma warrior Finn.  Finn is the youngest of our five children. In
Meet Jordan Ezekiel - a melanoma survivor who was able to benefit from early testing for the BRAF gene mutation.
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Guest blogs from Dominic and Patrick Little, brothers of pediatric melanoma warrior Dylan.  Written by Dominic Little, age 12 My
Guest blog from Kara Little, mother of pediatric melanoma warrior Dylan.  As I sit here and watch my 8-year-old son

Meet Our Team

The MRF is led by a dedicated staff, Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Committee united in a common mission: to bring about a world without melanoma. Meet our team: