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Connecticut Passes Sunscreen in Schools Bill

June 13, 2019

July 13, 2019 – Both houses of the Connecticut state legislature have passed a bill permitting students to bring and apply sunscreen while at school, and the legislation now only needs the governor’s signature to become law. Public Act 19-60 allows any …



#GetNaked: It Saved My Life.

May 22, 2019

Guest blog post by Karolina Jasko, a melanoma survivor, Miss Illinois USA 2018 and dedicated advocate for melanoma prevention and embracing a confident self-image. Being an 18-year-old girl in high school is something that’s incredibly overwhelming. Th …



House Appropriations Committee Takes Important Actions on Melanoma, Cancer Funding and Skin Cancer Prevention

May 20, 2019

On May 8, 2019, by a 30-23 party line vote, the House Appropriations Committee approved its version of the Fiscal 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Appropriations bill. The House bill provides $41.1 billion for the National Institutes of Hea …



Guest Blog: What Gets Measured Gets Managed

March 14, 2019

Guest blog post by Bertil Damato, MD, PhD, FRCOphth. Dr. Damato is a Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences in Oxford, United Kingdom and a member of the CURE OM Patient Registry Steering Committee. There i …



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 …