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Melanoma Research Foundation Provides Free Skin Checks to IRONMAN World Championship Attendees

September 26, 2012

  Dermatologist-led screenings help spot potential skin cancers early in athletes who often train in the sun WASHINGTON, D.C. — IRONMAN athletes expect to face many obstacles, but many don’t anticipate a serious health issue associated …



JoeShade Partners with the Melanoma Research Foundation to Prevent Deadly Skin Cancer by Promoting Sun Protection

September 26, 2012

JoeShade® is pleased to announce its partnership with the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) to prevent melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by encouraging consumers to shade themselves from the sun with material resistant to UV rays. JoeSh …



Members of Congress Introduce Legislation That Would Support Development of Life-Saving Combination Therapies

September 24, 2012

  For Immediate Release: September 24, 2012   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) applauds new proposed legislation that would incentivize the development of combination therapies to treat life-threatening diseases …



New York City Melanoma Community Gathers to Drive Treatment Advances

September 24, 2012

  Wings of Hope Gala Raises Money to Support Research Breakthroughs for People with Melanoma   NEW YORK— The New York melanoma community will celebrate recent advances in melanoma research and raise critically needed funds to fuel ongoi …



Melanoma Research Foundation Applauds New MD Anderson Cancer Center Program Addressing Melanoma

September 21, 2012

  Melanoma, the Deadliest Skin Cancer, Included in MD Anderson Cancer Center Inaugural Moon Shots Program For Immediate Release: September 21, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Meeting the needs of people with cancer requires a collaborative and compr …