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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 …

MRF Funding Advances Mucosal Melanoma Research

July 28, 2021

Guest blog post by Florian Karreth, PhD, a 2018 Career Development Award recipient from Moffitt Cancer Center: In 2018, my laboratory at the Moffitt Cancer Center received funding from the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) to study mucosal melanoma. W …

How His Father’s Battle with OM Changed Joseph’s Life

July 22, 2021

Guest blog from Joseph Boyle, CURE OM advocate whose father passed away from OM in 2016: Hello, my name is Joseph Boyle. My relationship to OM isn’t necessarily a positive one, but then again it never really is. I first learned about this disease when …