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It Takes a Village – the Surgeon General’s Call to Action

July 31, 2014

Your voice is needed now more than ever before. On July 29 the Acting Surgeon General of the United States issued a Call to Action on Skin Cancer Prevention. This 100+ page report was years in the making and reflects input from many different organizat …



USA Today: “Surgeon general: Stop tanning and save your skin”

July 30, 2014

USA Today reporter Kim Painter wrote about the Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer. In her article, titled "Surgeon General: Stop tanning and save your skin", Kim quotes MRF Executive Director Tim Turnham. Click here t …



AP: “Generation of Tanners See Spike in Deadly Melanoma”

July 29, 2014

Associated Press reporter Anne Flaherty summarized the recent Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer, issued by Surgeon General Boris Lushniak in her article titled. The MRF is cited in her article, titled "Generation of Tanners See Spike in Deadly …



MRF Applauds Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Combat Skin Cancer

July 29, 2014

The Surgeon General issued a Call to Action regarding skin cancer prevention efforts, recognizing the need for effective action in decreasing the rates of melanoma. Statement from Tim Turnham, Executive Director, Melanoma Research Foundation, …



House of Reps. Swiftly Approves Sunscreen Innovation Act; Advances to Senate

July 28, 2014

The Melanoma Research Foundation Applauds the House of Representatives for Swift Approval of Sunscreen Innovation Act Act Will Expedite FDA Review of New Sunscreen Filters, Providing Consumers With More Ways to Protect Themselves from Damaging UV Radia …