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#GetNaked: It Saved My Life

May 4, 2020

Guest blog post by Ellen Marmur, MD. The recipient of a 2017 MRF Humanitarian Award, Dr. Marmur is a leading dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, a recognized and admired expert in skin cancer diagnosis and surgery, Mohs surgery, reconstructive surg …



Three Key Battlegrounds Identified as Research Shows Skin Cancer Reaches Epidemic Proportions

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020 – Two leading organizations have come together to launch a global public awareness campaign in the fight against melanoma. In the ‘2020 Melanoma Skin Cancer Report: Stemming the Global Epidemic,’ the Global Coalition for Melanoma Patient Ad …



Funding Opportunities for the FY20 Melanoma Research Program Open for Application

April 23, 2020

April 23, 2020 – The MRF is pleased to announce that the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program’s Melanoma Research Program is now accepting pre-applications for the following awards –  Idea Award, Mid-Career Accelerator Award, Team Science …



MRF Joins Partner Organizations in Response to COVID-19

April 16, 2020

April 15, 2020 – During this time of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is working harder than ever to help support and advocate for the melanoma community. Over the past few weeks, the MRF has collaborated …



Virginia Removes Barriers for Students to Access Sunscreen in Schools

April 14, 2020

Tuesday, April 14 ,2020 – Last week, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed Senate Bill 44 to permit public school students to be able to possess and use sunscreen on school buses, school property and at school-sponsored events without requiring writte …