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House Appropriations Committee Takes Important Actions on Melanoma, Cancer Funding and Skin Cancer Prevention

May 20, 2019

On May 8, 2019, by a 30-23 party line vote, the House Appropriations Committee approved its version of the Fiscal 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Appropriations bill. The House bill provides $41.1 billion for the National Institutes of Hea …

Guest Blog: What Gets Measured Gets Managed

March 14, 2019

Guest blog post by Bertil Damato, MD, PhD, FRCOphth. Dr. Damato is a Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences in Oxford, United Kingdom and a member of the CURE OM Patient Registry Steering Committee. There i …

Happy Valentine’s Day!

February 5, 2019

Happy Valentine’s Day from your friends at the MRF! Whether it's celebrating lasting romance or the deep bonds between best friends, this holiday is a timely reminder to cherish the friends, partners, families and loved ones who are, were and …

Holiday Greetings in the Season of Giving

December 5, 2018

Dear friends, Happy Holidays! If your family is like mine, these last weeks of 2018 are some of the busiest of the year. Our days become a whirlwind of holiday plans, travel arrangements, hosting family and friends and wrapping up any loose ends at wor …

#EyeGetDilated So That No One Else Has To Experience Such a Great Loss

November 29, 2018

Guest blog post by Jim Mills, CURE OM community member and ocular melanoma caregiver: My name is Jim Mills, I am the husband and caregiver to my late wonderful and beautiful wife Leeanne Michelle Mills. My wife (my honey) and I were friends for 38 year …