News & Press

A Roller-Coaster Chase for a Cure

February 24, 2010

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Amy Harmon’s three-part series on the long and hard fight for new treatment options for patients with advanced melanoma. Dr. Keith Flaherty, a member of the MRF’s Scientific Advisory Committee is the focus of this seri …

Educational Teleconference Replay: How to Navigate the Financial Insurance Highway

February 9, 2010

How to Navigate the Financial/Insurance Highway    Audio replay of the teleconference is available.   Speaker – Ms. Bobbi Meins Ms. Meins is the impetus behind Cancer Lifeline’s patient financial navigatio …

MRF and UNC Hosted Educational Patient Symposium

February 8, 2010

The Melanoma Research Foundation’s (MRF) and the University of North Carolina (UNC) Multidisciplinary Melanoma Program hosted a melanoma patient symposium at UNC/Chapel Hill called “Science to Survivorship.” This free public symposium brought together …

“Safe Tans” Feeling the Burn From Potential Tan Ban

January 28, 2010

 With the growing obsession of having a year round artificial sun kissed glow having consumed America’s young adults, a new legislative bill could put some unattractive lines in their flawless tans.To read the entire article, click here.

Foundations Honored For Role in Fighting Melanoma

January 22, 2010

For Immediate Release: January 20, 2010 Contact:         Julie Lane                        J …