News & Press

Major Melanoma Treatment Advancement Announced

March 22, 2023

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) recently published a major report announcing a treatment advancement for the melanoma community, particularly patients with resectable stage III or IV melanoma. “This practice changing advancement will utilize …

#OutoftheShadows: Toni English

March 9, 2023

Guest blog by Toni English, a Sinonasal Mucosal Melanoma survivor who was diagnosed in 2015: Toni English grew up in a military family and traveled all over the US and to Japan. Her childhood was filled with an appreciation for different customs and cul …

Katie Doble: My experience with Brain Mets & hope

March 8, 2023

Guest blog by Katie Doble, ocular melanoma (OM) survivor, MRF Courage Award recipient and OM advocate who shares her journey with Brain mets: Not to brag, but I was a 1A. In the ocular melanoma world, that meant that there was a less than 2% chance of …

Welcome Kristina Baum to the Board of Directors

February 28, 2023

In January, the Board of Directors welcomed its newest member, Kristina Baum, who has been a longtime advocate for the melanoma community. Kristina is a senior vice president at Vision 360 Partners in public affairs and litigation communications, worki …

Family Establishes Legacy Gift to Advance Research

February 28, 2023

Written by MRF supporter, Sally Landenberger: Unfortunately, I became involved in the melanoma community through my son, Aaron’s, diagnosis and disease. It was not my choice, and I would be happy if it was no other mother’s, wife’s, children’s or famil …