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Become an Advocate

Become involved in the Melanoma Research Foundation’s advocacy efforts and help improve outcomes for people with melanoma and its rare subtypes – mucosal, pediatric and ocular melanoma –  by joining our most dedicated advocates. Raise your voice for melanoma patients across the country.

Become an Advocate

Join the MRF’s national network of advocates and stay up-to-date on issues impacting the melanoma community, invitations to participate clinical trial feedback sessions and more.



Meet Our Advocates

MRF advocates act as a voice for the millions of people impacted by melanoma. Many of our advocates are patients or caring for those living with melanoma. Get to know some MRF advocates: how they got involved and why the work they do is so important to them.

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I was diagnosed with stage 1 melanoma in 2009. On October 1, 2012, it came back with a vengeance and I was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma.  Since my stage 4 diagnosis, I have had 5 brain metastases as well as metastases to the breast, back and lymph nodes. I
Susanne Milne
“It is my job to take care of and manage your cancer; your job is to live your life to the fullest.”
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For me, being an advocate is more than going to events or signing petitions and making calls. Being an advocate for the melanoma community is giving your time, your heart, your soul and sweat to a cause that is embedded inside your heart.