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

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Washington, DC, July 31, 2020 – On July 30, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration approved atezolizumab (Tecentriq, Genentech, Inc.) in combination with cobimetinib and vemurafenib
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Washington, DC, July 21, 2020 – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) commends the House Appropriations Committee for including $20 million for
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Washington, DC, July 13, 2020 – Today the House Appropriations Committee approved its version of the Fiscal 2021 Labor, Health and Human
Meet Dr. Stephanie Frankel! This year the MRF is honoring Dr. Frankel with the Humanitarian Award at our 2020 Denver Virtual Gala on August
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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: