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Atlanta Braves First Baseman Highlights Importance of Skin and Sun Safety During Melanoma Awareness Month

May 8, 2013

  Atlanta Braves First Baseman Highlights Importance of Skin and Sun Safety During Melanoma Awareness Month  The Melanoma Research Foundation partners with Freddie Freeman to underscore the need for early detection, sunscreen protection and s …



MRF Statement Regarding FDA Proposal to Regulate Tanning Beds

May 7, 2013

  For Immediate Release: May 7, 2013       Statement from Timothy Turnham, Ph.D., Executive Director, Melanoma Research Foundation, Regarding FDA Proposal to Regulate Tanning Beds   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announ …



Sheryl and Rob Lowe to Co-Chair MRF Miles for Melanoma 5K at Universal Studios

April 11, 2013

  Universal Pictures, Pale Girl SPEAKS and the Melanoma Research Foundation Announce 2nd Annual Event at Universal Studios on May 4th with Sponsors including the Style Network, LA Galaxy and the Los Angeles Times   Washington, D.C. and Los An …



The Many Faces of Melanoma

March 26, 2013

We’ve heard the story before: a woman is treated successfully for her melanoma, only to have the cancer come back after ten years. How? Why? One explanation is something called “tumor heterogeneity.” “Tumor heterogeneity” …



Public Access to Sunscreens Coalition Launches; Calls on FDA to Create Pathway for New, Effective Sunscreen Ingredients

March 14, 2013

For Immediate Release:  March 14, 2013 Contact: Aimee Steel, aimee.steel@hklaw.com/ 202-828-1895 or Mark Meissner, mark.meissner@hklaw.com/ 202-469-5195  Public Access to Sunscreens Coalition Launches; Calls on FDA to Create Pathway for New, …