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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 …

#EyeGetDilated for Families Affected by OM

November 19, 2018

Guest blog post by CURE OM community member Joseph Boyle: Hello, my name is Joseph Boyle. My relationship to ocular melanoma (OM) isn’t necessarily a positive one, but then again it never really is. I first learned about this disease when my dad …

#EyeGetDilated: Be Smart. Beat It.

November 15, 2018

Guest blog post by Carol L. Shields, MD: Ocular melanoma is a serious disease. This malignancy can be life-threatening. It tends to occur in middle-aged, Caucasian people, particularly those with light colored irises such as blue or green. Don’t …