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The Melanoma Research Foundation to Host the Memphis Miles for Melanoma 5K

May 18, 2023

Memphis, TN (May 18, 2023) – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is thrilled to announce the next event in its annual Miles for Melanoma nationwide 5K program, bringing together local melanoma patients, survivors, care partners and survivors. This y …

Teddi Mellencamp Gets Naked for Melanoma Awareness Month

May 16, 2023

TV Personality, Podcast Host and Wellness Advocate Joins the Melanoma Research Foundation’s #GetNaked Campaign to Promote Early Detection of Melanoma WASHINGTON, DC (May 1, 2023) – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is pleased to announce the launc …

#EyeGetDilated for Melanoma Awareness Month: Neil Corman

May 15, 2023

Guest blog by Neil Corman, an ocular melanoma survivor and advocate who shares his journey after her recent diagnosed in 2016: It was just a few days before Christmas in 2016 when I went for a “routine” eye exam. Routine maybe isn’t the right word for …

MRF Board Chair Pays It Forward with the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program

May 10, 2023

Since his initial diagnosis in December 2013, MRF Board Chair and stage 4 melanoma survivor Doug Brodman has helped others understand the value of education, research, and advocacy for the disease and the importance of developing new, more effective tr …

Early ctDNA Testing Provides Another Tool for Predicting Survival Outcomes With Tebentafusp in Metastatic Uveal Melanoma

May 9, 2023

The incorporation of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) testing into standard practice for patients with metastatic uveal melanoma receiving tebentafusp-tebn (Kimmtrak) may provide a more accurate assessment of the agent’s efficacy compared with radiographi …