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Events Archive Scientific Meetings

Events Archive Scientific Meetings

Upcoming Events

The MRF convenes various scientific meetings each year either in response to an unmet need, as designated by our Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) or to further the CURE OM, MRFBC, and/or MRF Scientific Initiatives. Often held in conjunction with larger conferences like the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Society for Melanoma Research, these bring together leading physicians and researchers from around the world to share the latest progress in melanoma science, identify new collaboration opportunities and work towards new breakthroughs in melanoma research, prevention, treatment and survivorship.


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Past Events


Speak for Melanoma: Engaging the Melanoma Community in Advocacy at Home and with Policymakers

May 16, 2023

Our “Ask the Expert” webinar series is intended to educate and engage our community about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma, the critical need for research and how melanoma patients and caregivers can be powerful advocates for their c …



Advocacy Days

March 5, 2023

View Speakers, Panelists and Program Information Here Join melanoma patients, caregivers, supporters and advocates from across the country on March 5-7 in Washington, DC to learn about issues facing the melanoma community, our community’s key legislati …



Virtual Advocacy Days

March 7, 2022

Register Today! View the Agenda The MRF’s Advocacy Days is the largest melanoma advocacy event of the year and unites melanoma advocates from across the country to meet with members of Congress to urge them to make melanoma a national priority. Patient …



2021 Virtual Advocacy Days

March 1, 2021

The MRF’s Advocacy Days is the largest melanoma advocacy event of the year and unites melanoma advocates on Capitol Hill to meet with members of Congress to urge them to make melanoma a national priority. Patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals …



2020 Advocacy Summit & Hill Day

March 8, 2020

The MRF’s Advocacy Summit and Hill Day is the largest melanoma advocacy event of the year. This two-day event in Washington, DC unites melanoma advocates on Capitol Hill to meet with members of Congress to urge them to make melanoma a national priority …



CommUNITY Fundraiser: 2nd Annual Save Our Skin Walk for Melanoma Awareness

November 17, 2019

Please join us for the 2nd Annual Save Our Skin Walk for Melanoma Awareness, a CommUNITY Fundraiser supporting the Melanoma Research Foundation. Registration begins at 8:00 am followed by a beautiful, educational walk in the park. We will end the morni …



Philadelphia Gala

June 6, 2019

Join Us to Celebrate Heroes in the Melanoma Community! Over the years, the Philadelphia community has funded over $1,403,000 in research grants, honored 8 physicians, supported more than 30 individuals battling melanoma and recognized one corporation f …



CancerCon 2018

April 19, 2018

The MRF is excited to join our friends at Stupid Cancer for CancerCon 2018! CancerCon is the annual, international gathering of the young adult cancer movement, and the MRF is proud to represent the melanoma community at this amazing event. Now in its …



Don’t Fry Day 2017

May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017 Every year, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention (NCSCP) declares the Friday before Memorial Day as “Don’t Fry Day!” As Memorial Day traditionally marks the beginning of sunny summer months and many Americans ma …



Eye Patch Day

May 19, 2017

Join the MRF's CURE OM initiative, OcuMelUK and the international ocular melanoma community for Eye Patch Day 2017! OcuMelUK, an organization dedicated to ocular melanoma (OM) patients in the United Kingdom, began their journey of educating the pub …



Advocacy Summit & Volunteer Hill Day

March 12, 2017

Make your voice heard! Join the MRF March 12th and 13th for our annual Advocacy Summit and Hill Day. This is a great opportunity to meet with your members of Congress face-to-face to urge them to support increased funding for melanoma research and tann …



Skin Cancer Awareness Night with Ralphstock

June 25, 2016

Skin Cancer Awareness Night with Ralphstock at the Baltimore Redbirds   What: Join Ralphstock for an evening of great baseball and skin cancer awareness. You’ll be able to watch some of the best NCAA Division 1 baseball talent in the country …



Don’t Fry Day 2016

May 27, 2016

  Every year, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention (NCSCP) declares the Friday before Memorial Day as “Don’t Fry Day!” As Memorial Day traditionally marks the beginning of sunny summer months and many Americans make pla …



Eye Patch Day

May 20, 2016

Join the MRF's CURE OM initiative, OcuMelUK and the international ocular melanoma community for Eye Patch Day 2016! OcuMelUK, an organization dedicated to ocular melanoma (OM) patients in the UK, began their journey of educating the public about oc …



Twitter Chat – Melanoma Just Got Personal

May 20, 2016

The MRF is excited to join Hall of Fame quarterback and former melanoma patient Troy Aikman, Novartis Oncology and Dr. Lynn Schuchter for the Melanoma Just Got Personal Twitter chat on Friday, May 20 at 4pm ET! Moderated by advanced melanoma patient an …