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Celebrating Sunburn-Free Summers

September 29, 2021

Guest blog post by Elena Hawryluk, MD, PhD, pediatric dermatologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and member of the MRF’s Pediatric Melanoma Scientific Steering Committee. September is Pediatric Melanoma Awareness Month, and I am excited to share a blo …



What’s New in Pediatric Melanoma?

September 28, 2021

Guest blog post by Vernon K. Sondak, MD (Department of Cutaneous Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center), with Jane L. Messina, MD (Departments of Cutaneous Oncology and Anatomic Pathology, Moffitt Cancer Center) and Alberto S. Pappo, MD (Department of Oncolo …



Melanoma Research Foundation Welcomes Andy Cohen As Emcee of 20th Annual New York City Gala

September 24, 2021

NEW YORK, NY – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) will host the 20th Annual NYC Gala on Thursday, October 14 at Cipriani Broadway. In celebration of the MRF’s 25th Anniversary, the in-person gala will welcome Emmy award-winning host, producer and N …



Pediatric Melanoma Awareness: Millie’s Story

September 9, 2021

For our Pediatric Melanoma Awareness campaign we share Millie’s story who was diagnosed with spitzoid melanoma before she turned five:  The words “your child has cancer” are not something you ever expect as parents, let alone skin cancer in a 4.5-year- …



Pediatric Melanoma Awareness: Keasy’s Story

September 7, 2021

For our Pediatric Melanoma Awareness campaign, we share a story from 3-year-old Keasy who was diagnosed with pediatric melanoma in December of 2020: Hi, I’m Keasy! I was born October 3, 2017, in Moscow, Idaho. To the surprise of my mom, dad and doctors …