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Actor Jason George Leads Fight Against Melanoma at the 5th Annual Miles For Melanoma 5k in Los Angeles on May 1

April 20, 2016

Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA, April 2016 – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) today announced it is partnering with world-renowned actor and long-time melanoma advocate Jason George (Grey’s Anatomy, Sunset Beach) to host the fifth …



Preeminent Experts Provide Roadmap for Future Melanoma Research

April 9, 2016

White Paper Seeks to Build on Progress of Last 10 Years   Washington, DC – Recently the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) convened a summit of internationally-renowned melanoma experts for an in-depth discussion on the current understanding …



In Linda’s Words: 5th Annual CURE OM Eyes on a Cure Symposium

March 24, 2016

Melanoma has been a part of my life since 2004. November 2004 I was diagnosed with Stage I cutaneous (skin) melanoma and in January 2008 I was diagnosed with ocular melanoma (OM). In March 2008 I had plaque brachytherapy treatment to treat the tumor in …



In Amy’s Words: Despicable Melanoma – My Minions at Universal Studios

March 17, 2016

Six years ago I noticed a dark line in my finger nail that continued to worsen over the course of the year. After my nail started lifting from the nail bed, I went to see my dermatologist where I was told I had nothing to worry about. I decided to seek …



Taking Ed’s Melanoma Fight to Capitol Hill

February 22, 2016

I was first diagnosed with melanoma in 1996. Thanks to my primary care doctor, who identified an irregular mole on my back during a routine physical, and my dermatologist, Dr. Glenn Fuchs, who biopsied then removed the mole, it was identified very earl …