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No Parent Should Have to Hear Their Child Has Cancer. Congress Can Change That.

March 9, 2018

April Muhlbauer is the mother to a 13-year-old melanoma warrior and dedicated advocate for the melanoma community. The Muhlbauer family recently visited Washington, DC for the MRF's Advocacy Summit & Hill Day to urge lawmakers to join our fight …



Congress: Melanoma Must Be a National Priority

March 9, 2018

Nearly 100 melanoma patients, survivors and caregivers from across the country gathered on Capitol Hill this week to advocate for an increase in research funding and public awareness. MRF CEO Kyleigh LiPira shares some of the issues and legislative pri …



Rare Disease Day: Ross’s Story

February 26, 2018

Guest blog post from April Muhlbauer, MRF advocate and mother of a 13-year-old pediatric melanoma warrior. “I didn’t know anything about melanoma or skin cancer before I got it. I didn’t think I would ever get cancer. I want kids and …



2018 Medical Student Research Grants Announced

February 22, 2018

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Medical Student Research Awards. In furtherance of its commitment to advance melanoma science and support the most promising researchers at every stage of their ca …



DC Wings of Hope for Melanoma Gala on February 24, 2018 to Benefit the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF)

February 16, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DC Wings of Hope for Melanoma Gala on February 24, 2018 to Benefit the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) Washington, D.C. – DC Wings of Hope will host the 8th Annual Gala on February 24, 2018, to benefit the Melanoma Resear …