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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

From November 6-9, 2023, the 20th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research (SMR) convened in Philadelphia, PA to
Hear from our Director of Education and Patient Engagement, Miriam Kadosh, as she highlights her experience at our inaugural Adolescent
Teddi Press Release
"The mole on my back had been there for years. Did I notice it had changed? Yes. And did part
Steve Elefant Press Release
"Fifteen years is a long time to share one’s body with mucosal melanoma. I retired from a long career of

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: