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#EyeGetDilated Month – Nicolette’s Story

October 28, 2022

For our #EyeGetDilated Month, we share Nicolette’s story who was diagnosed with ocular melanoma in 2020: Have you ever looked at a rainbow in the sky and wondered if it was sent from an angel above? In September 2020, I saw a beautiful rainbow and it w …

The Melanoma Research Foundation Hosts Inaugural Seattle Miles for Melanoma 5k

October 11, 2022

Seattle, WA (October 11, 2022) – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is thrilled to announce that the inaugural Seattle Miles for Melanoma 5k will be held Saturday, October 15th at Marymoor Park. Miles for Melanoma is a nationwide annual 5K event se …

Andy Cohen Headlines 21st Annual Melanoma Research Foundation’s New York City Gala

October 11, 2022

Emmy Award-Winning Host and Executive Producer to Emcee Evening Honoring the Melanoma Community New York, NY (October 11, 2022) – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) will host the 21st annual NYC Gala on Thursday, October 20 at Cipriani Broadway. Th …

Pediatric Melanoma Awareness Month: Nobody Is Invincible

September 30, 2022

For our Pediatric Melanoma Awareness campaign, we share melanoma thriver and advocate, Christine Sams’, guest blog post– who was diagnosed with melanoma after years of underage tanning bed use. I was in middle school when I first used a tanning bed. I …

New VISION Registry Report Summarizes Key Ocular Melanoma Patient-Reported Data to Advance Clinical Research and Treatments

September 29, 2022

The MRF’s CURE Ocular Melanoma (CURE OM) initiative announces impactful data report assessing patient metrics to accelerate scientific understanding of this rare disease WASHINGTON, DC (September 29, 2022) – Today, the Melanoma Research Foundation’s (M …