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Melanoma Awareness Month: Trying to Make Good out of the Bad

May 12, 2022

Guest blog from Gayla Timm, an ocular and cutaneous melanoma survivor, who reflects on her diagnosis 10 years ago and her continuous fight for melanoma awareness:  I was diagnosed with choroidal melanoma in December 2011 at the age of 32. At the time I …



Skin Check Campaign Responds to the 32,369 Melanomas Missed During the Covid-19 Pandemic

May 9, 2022

    WASHINGTON, DC (May 9, 2022) – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF), a leading melanoma patient advocacy group and member of the Global Melanoma Coalition, highlights the scale of unidentified melanoma during the pandemic and encourages …



The Melanoma Research Foundation to Host the 2022 Washington, DC Miles for Melanoma 5K

May 6, 2022

Washington, DC (May 6, 2022) – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is thrilled to announce its annual Miles for Melanoma nationwide 5K program bringing together local melanoma patients, survivors, care partners and survivors. Join the Washington, DC …



Melanoma Awareness Month: A Skin Check in 2019 Saved My Life.

May 5, 2022

Guest blog from Leah Alexis Adams, a melanoma survivor whose anxiety from her 2019 diagnosis taught her the importance of sharing her story to bring awareness:  I always told myself “It’ll never happen to me.” Until it did on October 14, 2019, when I r …



Castle Biosciences Recognizes Skin Cancer Awareness Month through Its Support of Patient-Focused Initiatives

May 4, 2022

May 4 – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is proud to partner with Castle Biosciences during Melanoma Awareness Month to promote melanoma research, education and advocacy while supporting the patients, survivors and caregivers in our community. Th …