Have questions about your melanoma diagnosis?

The MRF is proud to offer free resources if you have specific questions or need more information about preventing, diagnosing or treating melanoma:

Email your questions to the MRF Nurse

Do you have a specific, medically based question? If so, you can submit your question to the MRF nurse by emailing askanurse@melanoma.org. You can expect to receive a personalized answer from our experienced nurse within 72 hours.

The MRF's Nurse is Katherine Rosenthal. Nurse Rosenthal is a Board Certified Oncology Nurse and Clinically Certified Research Professional. She currently works as a research nurse fulltime at a large non-profit local hospital in Los Angeles. Nurse Rosenthal obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Samuel Merritt University and her Master's Degree in Nursing Leadership from Grand Canyon University. She is certified in radiation therapy and is also an active member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) and the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA).

Her background in clinical research and oncology nursing strengthens her ability to provide direct nursing care to patients with advanced malignancies on clinical trials. She has published in multiple prestigious journals including the Journal of Surgical Oncology and the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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