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 Dr. Alex Shoushtari, medical oncologist with an expertise in uveal melanoma:  Getting a dilated eye exam is
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Guest blog from Ryan Forgach, OM survivor:  For many, including my family, my journey into learning about ocular melanoma (OM)
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Guest blog by Vikki McConnell, OM survivor:  Everyone tells you about your 20s. How it’s full of fun, freedom and
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Guest blog by Steven Johnson, OM survivor:  I vividly remember the first time that I noticed some visual disturbances in

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: