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We #GetNaked to Save Our Lives

May 10, 2018

  Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, claiming the lives of 10,000 Americans every year, but this doesn’t have to be the case. When it is caught early, survival rates can be upwards of 90 percent. That’s why regularly checki …

Meet Chris, MRF Courage Award Recipient

May 2, 2018

May is Melanoma Awareness Month and we can think of no better way to start the month than by recognizing a melanoma warrior and celebrating the real and lasting impact that MRF supporters have on the melanoma community. Chris Westdyk is a 20-year-old j …

The MRF Commends Increase in Government Cancer Research Funding

March 23, 2018

UPDATE: You can view the PRCRP Funding Opportunities and Application Review Process Webinar to learn more about the application process!  Congress Increases Military Cancer Research Funding to $80 Million WASHINGTON, DC – Today a major appro …

Trial participants invited to “Meet the Scientist” in Denver, attend MRF Gala

March 20, 2018

Meet the Scientist: Your Chance to Speak with the Mind Behind the COLUMBUS Phase 3 Trial in BRAF-Mutant Melanoma Were you recently enrolled in a Phase III clinical trial evaluating an investigational BRAF+ targeted therapy combination? If so, there …

No Parent Should Have to Hear Their Child Has Cancer. Congress Can Change That.

March 9, 2018

April Muhlbauer is the mother to a 13-year-old melanoma warrior and dedicated advocate for the melanoma community. The Muhlbauer family recently visited Washington, DC for the MRF's Advocacy Summit & Hill Day to urge lawmakers to join our fight …