News & Press

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 …

MRF’s 25th Anniversary: Learning More about Persister Cells

August 30, 2021

For our 25th anniversary, we share a guest blog from Vito Rebecca, PhD from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health: As a scientist, a translational researcher and son to a mother who succumbed to cancer, my defining goal is to under …