News & Press


The Melanoma Research Foundation Encourages You to #GetNaked and Detect Melanoma Early

April 30, 2014

The MRF announced the launch of its provocative new awareness campaign designed to prompt people to watch for potentially dangerous changes in moles on the skin. WASHINGTON, D.C. —The best way to fight one of the deadliest and fastest growing can …



Million Government Grant Program Available for Melanoma Researchers

April 24, 2014

The Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program announces M in funding for rare cancer research, which includes melanoma. The Department of Defense funded Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) just announced the availablity …



Update: Help Secure Millions of Dollars for Melanoma Research

April 11, 2014

In March of 2014, 22 members of Congress supported an increase in funding dedicated to researching melanoma in the military. In March, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), a vocal advocate for federal melanoma research funding, developed a formal lett …



Third Annual Miles for Melanoma 5K Run/Walk at Universal Studios

April 9, 2014

Register today for the MRF’s third annual Miles for Melanoma 5k Run/Walk, to be held at Universal Studios on May 4, 2014. The Melanoma Research Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Event at Universal Studios on May 4th, 2014    Washington D.C. and …



Melanoma & Technology

March 31, 2014

Here at the MRF, we talk a lot about skin checks. The message is clear: if you see something that is different or changing, get it checked out.   Of course, it isn’t that simple. Who checks it out makes a big difference. In one study, primar …