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Ocular Melanoma – FDA Listening Session Report

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020 – On January 27, 2020, the Melanoma Research Foundation’s (MRF) CURE OM initiative led by Senior Advocacy Officer Cassie Beisel conducted a first of its kind Patient-Led Ocular Melanoma Listening Session at the U.S. Food and Drug Administr …



New Legislation Introduced to Fund Ocular Melanoma Research in North Carolina

May 20, 2020

Thursday, May 20, 2020 – This week new legislation was introduced in the North Carolina State Senate to fund further research into the incidence of ocular melanoma in the area surrounding Huntersville, NC. Senator Natasha Marcus is the primary sponsor …



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 …